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Species Eumorpha typhon - Typhon Sphinx - Hodges#7863

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths)
Family Sphingidae (Sphinx Moths)
Subfamily Macroglossinae
Tribe Macroglossini
Genus Eumorpha
Species typhon (Typhon Sphinx - Hodges#7863)
Hodges Number
you-MOR-fuh TYE-fun
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eumorpha typhon (Klug)
Orig. Comb: Sphinx typhon Klug 1836
Explanation of Names
Probably from Typhon (Greek τυφων), the Father of All Monsters in Greek mythology(including the Sphinx)
Wingspan: 5.7 - 6.4 cm
AZ to C. Amer. (MPG)
On the wing from June-August in Southern Arizona
Larvae feed on Grape - Vitis spp. (Vitaceae)
Life Cycle
Larvae occur in both green and dark brown form. They pupate in shallow soil.