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890153 – 7833   Erinnyis lassauxii (Boisduval, 1859)
             Lassaux's Sphinx
Distribution Data for Erinnyis lassauxii
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Distribution: Suggested by Heppner as a species straying into, but not breeding in, Florida.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Anceryx lassauxii Boisduval, 1859
Dilophonota cercyon Burmeister, 1878
Anceryx janiphae Boisduval, [1875]
Dilophonota lassanxi Bönninghausen, 1899
Erinnyis merianae Grote, 1865
Anceryx omphaleae Boisduval, 1870
Anceryx piperis Schuaufuss, 1870
  • 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. 98; pl. 9.4. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Erinnyis lassauxii
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 134; pl. 4.6.
Erinnyis lassauxii
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Erinnyis lassauxii
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Erinnyis lassauxii
85mm – © Jim Vargo
Erinnyis lassauxii
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