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890119.107810.2Sphinx oslari – (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)
Distribution Data for Sphinx oslari
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Distribution: Utah, Colorado, Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory.
Lectotype: Glenwood Springs, CO.
Similar Species: 7810 Sphinx gordius - ranges do not overlap.
Taxonomic Notes: Sphinx oslari (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903), formerly treated as a synonym of 7810 Sphinx gordius Cramer, 1780, is raised to a full species status by Kitching et al. 2018, Biodiversity Data Journal, 6: e22236.
  • 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.
  • Kitching, I.J., 2019. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory, species page, accessed on 11/22/2019.
  • Species Page at BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System
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