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890216 – 7893   Hyles gallii (Rottemburg, 1775)
             Gallium Sphinx

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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx gallii Rottemburg, 1775
Deilephila canadensis Guenée, 1868
Deilephila chamaenerii Harris, 1839
Celerio chishimana Matsumura, 1929
Sphinx galii [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Deilephila galii Kirby, 1892
Celerio galii Kuznetsova, 1906
Deilephila intermedia Kirby, 1837
Celerio nepalensis Daniel, 1961
Deilephila oxybaphi Clemens, 1859
Celerio sachaliensis Matsumura, 1929
Celerio tibetanica Eichler, 1971
  • 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. 152; pl. 13.21. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 41.12m; p. 246. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Hyles gallii
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 211; pl. 2.5.
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