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890023 – 7712   Syssphinx bisecta (Lintner, 1879)
             Bisected Honey Locust Moth

© Carol Wolf
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Synonymy: Anisota bisecta Lintner, 1879
Sphingicampa nebulosa Neumögen, 1890
Taxonomic Notes: Syssphinx bisecta (Lintner, 1879) was formerly placed in the genus Sphingicampa, Biodiversity Data Journal, 6: e22236.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2a: p. 46; pl. 4.6-8. order or free PDF
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Kitching, I., R. Rougerie, A. Zwick, C. Hamilton, R. St Laurent, S. Naumann, L. Ballesteros Mejia, A. Kawahara, 2018. A global checklist of the Bombycoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Biodiversity Data Journal, 6: e22236.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Syssphinx bisecta
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Syssphinx bisecta
© Carol Wolf
Syssphinx bisecta
© Carol Wolf
Syssphinx bisecta
© Jason Roberts
Syssphinx bisecta
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