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890206 – 7884   Darapsa versicolor (Harris, 1839)
             Hydrangea Sphinx

David Arbour
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Choerocampa versicolor Harris, 1839
Ampeloeca lutescens Clark, 1920
  • 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. 145; pl. 12.3. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Darapsa versicolor
  • 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. 200; pl. 2.7.
Darapsa versicolor
Nolie Schneider
Darapsa versicolor
Nolie Schneider
Darapsa versicolor
Carol Wolf
Darapsa versicolor
Jim des Rivieres
Darapsa versicolor
LG – Jim Troubridge
Darapsa versicolor
70mm – Jim Vargo

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