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890094 – 7781   Manduca muscosa (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)
             Muscosa Sphinx

Arlene Ripley
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Protoparce muscosa Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
  • 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. 35; pl. 1.9. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 40.8f; p. 244. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Manduca muscosa
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 54; pl. 8.8.
Manduca muscosa
Arlene Ripley
Manduca muscosa
Charles Melton
Manduca muscosa
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