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890028 – 7713.1   Syssphinx montana (Packard, 1905)

Margarethe Brummermann
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Synonymy: Adelocephala montana Packard, 1905
Adelocephala kuschei Dyar, 1925
Adelocephala phaedima Dyar, 1925
Adelocephala sinaloana Schaus, 1920
Taxonomic Notes: Syssphinx montana (Packard, 1905) 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. 50; pl. 4.14-17. order or free PDF
  • 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.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 36.10m; p. 237. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Syssphinx montana
Bob Beaton
Syssphinx montana
Bob Beaton
Syssphinx montana
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