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890194 – 7873   Amphion floridensis Clark, 1920
             Nessus Sphinx

Tom Lethbridge
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Amphion floridensis Clark, 1920
Sphinx nessus Cramer, 1777
  • 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. 136; pl. 12.15, 17. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 41.9m; p. 245. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Amphion floridensis
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 184; pl. 3.4.
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AK - 40mm – Jim Vargo
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1st instar

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