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890198.00 – 7876   Proserpinus clarkiae (Boisduval, 1852)
             Clark's Day Sphinx

Marius V. Aurelian
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: Pterogon clarkiae Boisduval, 1852
Lepisesia victoria Grote, 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. 140; pl. 13.6, 8. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 41.8m; p. 245. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Proserpinus clarkiae
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 189; pl. 3.16.
Proserpinus clarkiae
John Davis
Proserpinus clarkiae
John Davis
Proserpinus clarkiae
John & Jane Balaban
Proserpinus clarkiae
LG – Jim Troubridge
Proserpinus clarkiae
– Ken Osborne

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