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890181 – 7858   Eumorpha satellitia (Linnaeus, 1771)
             Satellite Sphinx

Seth Patterson
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx satellitia Linnaeus, 1771
Sphinx satellitia (s. str) Linnaeus, 1771
Pholus excessus Gehlen, 1926
Sphinx licaon Cramer, 1776
Philampelus lycaon Grote, 1865
Pholus macasensis Clark, 1922
Philampelus posticatus Grote, 1865
Eumorpha? cinnamomea Cary, 1951
  • 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. 123; pl. 11.18. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Eumorpha satellitia
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 167; pl. 1.4, 9, 14.8.
Eumorpha satellitia
Dave Czaplak
Eumorpha satellitia
Jeff Smith
Eumorpha satellitia
100mm – Jim Vargo
Eumorpha satellitia
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