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890171 – 7850   Aellopos fadus (Cramer, 1776)
             Fadus Sphinx

Valerie G. Bugh
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx fadus Cramer, 1775
Macroglossum annulosum Swainson, 1823
Macroglossa balteata Kirtland, 1851
Sesia flavosignata Closs, 1916
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 21:p. 112; pl. 10.13. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Aellopos fadus
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 155; pl. 13.3

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