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890146.00 – 7826   Paonias astylus (Drury, 1773)
             Huckleberry Sphinx

© Jo McGavin
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx astylus Drury, 1773
Smerinthus integerrima Harris, 1833
Sphinx io Guérin-Méneville, [1832]
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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. 87; pl. 7.13-14. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Paonias astylus
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 122; pl. 11.3.
Paonias astylus
© Jo McGavin
Paonias astylus
© Patrick Coin
Paonias astylus
© Carol Wolf
Paonias astylus
© Jason Roberts
Paonias astylus
60mm – © Jim Vargo

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