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890149.5 – 7827   Amorpha juglandis (Smith, 1797)
             Walnut Sphinx

Valerie G. Bugh
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx juglandis Smith, 1797
Cressonia alpina Clark, 1927
Cressonia hyperbola Slosson, 1890
Sphinx instibilis Martyn, 1797
Cressonia manitobae Clark, 1930
Smerinthus pallens Strecker, 1873
Cressonia robinsonii Butler, 1876
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hodges, R. W., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 21:p. 88; pl. 7.15-17, 8.1-4, 6. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Amorpha juglandis
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 123; pl. 11.1-2.
Amorpha juglandis
Machele White
Amorpha juglandis
J. C. Jones
Amorpha juglandis
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Amorpha juglandis
Troy Mullens
Amorpha juglandis
LG – Jim Troubridge
Amorpha juglandis
60mm – Jim Vargo
Amorpha juglandis
Maury Heiman
Amorpha juglandis
Brody J. Thomassen LG

Amorpha juglandis
Brody J. Thomassen LG

Amorpha juglandis
Brody J. Thomassen LG

Amorpha juglandis
L. Wayne Thompson LG

Amorpha juglandis
Canadian National Collection LG

Amorpha juglandis
Jason Dombroskie

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