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890160 – 7840   Phryxus caicus (Cramer, 1777)
             Caicus Sphinx

© Carol Wolf
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx caicus Cramer, 1777
  • 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. 103; pl. 10.1. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Phryxus caicus
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 140; pl. 5.10.
Phryxus caicus
© Jacquie Roecker
Phryxus caicus
© Carol Wolf
Phryxus caicus
© Carol Wolf
Phryxus caicus
- [94-SRNP-3466] – © Janzen & Hallwachs
Phryxus caicus
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Phryxus caicus
70mm - LG – © Jim Vargo
Phryxus caicus
© Teá Montagna LG
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