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890093 – 7780   Manduca brontes (Drury, 1773)
             Cuban Sphinx

Bahamas - Gary J. Goss
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx brontes Drury, 1773
Macrosila collaris Walker, 1856
Sphinx cubensis Grote, 1865
  • 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. 34; pl. 1.8. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Manduca brontes brontes
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Manduca brontes haitiensis
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 53; pl. 8.5.

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