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890212 – 7888   Xylophanes porcus (Hübner, 1823)
             Porcu Sphinx

© Juan C. Garcia Morales
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Oreus porcus Hübner, 1823
Xylophanes continentalis Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
  • 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. 149; pl. 13.19. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Xylophanes porcus
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 208; pl. 14.1.
Xylophanes porcus
80mm – © Jim Vargo

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