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890166 – 7846   Perigonia lusca (Fabricius, 1777)
             Half-blind Sphinx

© Robert Patterson
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Synonymy: Sphinx lusca Fabricius, 1777
Macroglossa affinis Schaufuss, 1870
Perigonia bahamensis Clark, 1919
Macroglossa doto Schaufuss, 1870
Perigonia interrupta Walker, [1865]
Perigonia major Clark, 1928
Panacra restituta Walker, [1865]
Stenolophia tenebrosa Felder & Felder, 1874
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 21:p. 109; pl. 10.10. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Perigonia lusca
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 146; pl. 5.16.
Perigonia lusca
© Mark de Silva
Perigonia lusca
© Mark de Silva - yellow form
Perigonia lusca
© Carol Wolf
Perigonia lusca
50mm – © Jim Vargo
Perigonia lusca
© Teá Montagna LG
5th Instar on Guettarda
Perigonia lusca
© Teá Montagna LG
5th Instar on Guettarda
Perigonia lusca
© Teá Montagna LG
3rd Instar on Guettarda

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