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890202 – 7880   Euproserpinus phaeton Grote & Robinson, 1865
             Phaeton Primrose Sphinx

Robin Waayers
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Euproserpinus phaeton Grote & Robinson, 1865
Macroglossa erato Boisduval, 1868
Euproserpinus mojave Comstock, 1938
  • 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. 142; pl. 13.10, 12. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 41.11m; p. 246. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Euproserpinus phaeton
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 194; pl. 3.7-9.
Euproserpinus phaeton
BJ Stacey
Euproserpinus phaeton
Paul Johnson
Euproserpinus phaeton
30mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Euproserpinus phaeton
– Ken Osborne

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