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Sphingidae
890119.1 – 7810.2   Sphinx oslari (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)
Distribution Data for Sphinx oslari
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Distribution: Utah, Colorado, Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory.
Lectotype: Glenwood Springs, CO.
Similar Species:
  • 7810 Sphinx gordius - ranges do not overlap.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Hyloicus oslari Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
Taxonomic Notes: Sphinx oslari (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903), formerly treated as a synonym of 7810 Sphinx gordius Cramer, 1780, is raised to a full species status by Kitching et al. 2018, Biodiversity Data Journal, 6: e22236.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Kitching, I., R. Rougerie, A. Zwick, C. Hamilton, R. St Laurent, S. Naumann, L. Ballesteros Mejia, A. Kawahara, 2018. A global checklist of the Bombycoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Biodiversity Data Journal, 6: e22236.
  • Kitching, I.J., 2019. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory, species page
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Sphinx oslari
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