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890164 – 7845   Callionima falcifera (Gehlen, 1943)
             Falcifera Sphinx
Distribution Data for Callionima falcifera
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Distribution: Suggested by Heppner as a species straying into, but not breeding in, Florida.
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Synonymy: Hemeroplanes falcifera Gehlen, 1943
Hemeroplanes elainae Neidhoefer, 1968
Hemeroplanes guaycura Cary, 1963
Hemeroplanes jamaicensis Cary, 1951
Hemeroplanes parce of authors; not Fabricius, 1775
Taxonomic Notes: Callionima falcifera (Gehlen, 1943) is listed as a stray by St Laurent (in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023) with Callionima parce of authors; (not Fabricius, 1775) as a synonym and "true" parce treated as extralimital north of Mexico.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 21:p. 108; pl. 10.8. order or free PDF
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Callionima falcifera
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 145; pl. 13.8.
Callionima falcifera
Matthew J. C. Barnes
Callionima falcifera
- C. parce – Rene Lahousse
Callionima falcifera
- [00-SRNP-16409] – Janzen & Hallwachs
Callionima falcifera
- [86-SRNP-479] – Janzen & Hallwachs

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