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890108 – 7791   Isoparce cupressi (Boisduval, [1875])
             Bald Cypress Sphinx
Gretchen Grammer Gretchen Grammer
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx cupressi Boisduval, [1875]
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hodges, R. W., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 21:p. 48; pl. 3.4. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Isoparce cupressi
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 69; pl. 10.2.
Isoparce cupressi
Alan Chin-Lee
Isoparce cupressi
Vince Lucas
Isoparce cupressi
55mm – Jim Vargo
Isoparce cupressi
Richard Crook LG

Isoparce cupressi
Giff Beaton LG
on bald cypress
Isoparce cupressi
George Smiley LG
on Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum)

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