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890088 – 7773   Cocytius duponchel (Poey, 1832)
             Duponchel's Sphinx
Distribution Data for Cocytius duponchel
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Distribution: Suggested by Heppner as a species straying into, but not breeding in, Florida.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Amphonyx duponchel Poey, 1832
Cocytius affinis Rothschild, 1894
Amphionyx [sic] duponchelii Lucas, 1856
Amphonyx godartii Boisduval, [1875]
Amphonyx jamaicensis Eitschberger, 2006
Amphonyx kofleri Eitschberger, 2006
Cocytius musgravei Cary, 1955
Amphonyx rivularis Butler, 1875
Cocytius roseus Gehlen, 1928
  • 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. 25; pl. 1.2. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Cocytius duponchel
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 47; pl. 12.5.
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