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890209 – 7887   Xylophanes pluto (Fabricius, 1777)
             Pluto Sphinx

© Eric Haley
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx pluto Fabricius, 1777
Sphinx croesus Dalman, 1823
Calliomma ochracea Walker, 1856
Oreus thorates Hübner, [1827-1831]
  • 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. 149; pl. 13.16. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Xylophanes pluto
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 204; pl. 2.2.
Xylophanes pluto
© Alan Chin-Lee
Xylophanes pluto
© Mark de Silva
Xylophanes pluto
© Jeff Hollenbeck
Xylophanes pluto
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Xylophanes pluto
60mm – © Jim Vargo
Xylophanes pluto
© Richard Crook LG

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