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Sphingidae
890211.007890Xylophanes tersa (Linnaeus, 1771) – Tersa Sphinx Moth

Valerie G. Bugh
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx tersa Linnaeus, 1771
Xylophanes cubensis Gehlen, 1941
Xylophanes tristis Closs, 1918
References
  • 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. 150; pl. 13.18. order
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Xylophanes tersa
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 206; pl. 2.3.
Xylophanes tersa
Bob Patterson
Xylophanes tersa
Darryl Searcy
Xylophanes tersa
Karen Brooks
Xylophanes tersa
Ken Childs
Xylophanes tersa
Carol Wolf
Xylophanes tersa
LG – Jim Troubridge
Xylophanes tersa
70mm – Jim Vargo
Xylophanes tersa
Jerry Armstrong LG

Xylophanes tersa
Troy Bartlett

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McGuire Center LG

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McGuire Center LG

Xylophanes tersa
Alan Chin-Lee
5th instar
Xylophanes tersa
Lee Ruth

Xylophanes tersa
Valerie G. Bugh

Xylophanes tersa
McGuire Center LG

Xylophanes tersa
Alan Chin-Lee

Xylophanes tersa
Hannah Nendick-Mason

Xylophanes tersa
Hannah Nendick-Mason

Xylophanes tersa
Valerie G. Bugh

Xylophanes tersa
Jerry Armstrong LG


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