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Sphingidae
890215.007892Hyles euphorbiae (Linnaeus, 1758) – Leafy Spurge Hawk Moth

Carl Barrentine
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx euphorbiae Linnaeus, 1758
Celerio atrolimbata Dannehl, 1929
Celerio dolomiticola Stauder, 1930
Deilephila esulae Hufnagel, 1766
Deilephila etrusca Verity, 1911
Celerio filapjewi Bang-Haas, 1936
Celerio flavidior Sohn-Rethel, 1929
Celerio? grentzenbergi Staudinger, 1885
Celerio grentzenbergi-ziczac Wladasch, 1929
Celerio lucida Derzhavets, 1980
Celerio nigrescens Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
Deilephila paralias Nickerl, 1837
Celerio rothschildi Stauder, 1928
Celerio sinensis Closs, 1917
Celerio strasillai Stauder, 1921
Celerio subiacensis Dannehl, 1929
Celerio vandalusica Ribbe, 1910
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 21:p. 152; pl. 14.6. order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 41.13m; p. 246. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Hyles euphorbiae
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 209; pl. 2.6.
Hyles euphorbiae
David Painter, UKmoths
Hyles euphorbiae
70mm – Jim Vargo
Hyles euphorbiae
Canadian National Collection LG

Hyles euphorbiae
Bryan Reynolds LG

Hyles euphorbiae
USDA

Hyles euphorbiae
Bryan Reynolds LG

Hyles euphorbiae
Canadian National Collection LG


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