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890161 – 7841   Pachylia ficus (Linnaeus, 1758)
             Fig Sphinx

© Jeff Hollenbeck
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx ficus Linnaeus, 1758
Pachylia aterrima Bönninghausen, 1899
Chaerocampa crameri Ménétriés, 1857
Pachylia lyncea Clemens, 1859
Pachylia undatifascia Butler, 1876
Pachylia venezuelensis Schaufuss, 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. 104; pl. 10.2. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Pachylia ficus
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 141; pl. 4.7-8.
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© Mark de Silva
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© Alan Chin-Lee
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© Cat Traylor
Pachylia ficus
130mm – © Jim Vargo
Pachylia ficus
© Leslie Angel LG

Pachylia ficus
© Cat Traylor LG

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© Joshua Rose LG

Pachylia ficus
© Joshua Rose LG

Pachylia ficus
© Robert Pilla LG

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