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890125 – 7814   Sphinx sequoiae Boisduval, 1868
             Sequoia Sphinx

Edna Woodward
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx sequoiae Boisduval, 1868
Sphinx engelhardti Clark, 1919
  • 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. 72; pl. 6.1. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 40.2m; p. 243. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Sphinx sequoiae
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 92; pl. 7.2.
Sphinx sequoiae
LG – Jim Troubridge
Sphinx sequoiae
50mm – Jim Vargo
Sphinx sequoiae
Jeffrey C. Miller
Sphinx sequoiae
Edna Bottorff

Sphinx sequoiae
Edna Bottorff
2nd instar, 8 days

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