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Sphingidae
890195.007872Proserpinus lucidus (Boisduval, 1852) – Bear Sphinx Moth

Edna Woodward
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Proserpinus lucidus (Boisduval, 1852) was formerly in the genus Arctonotus, Jour. Lepid. Soc., 63(4): 233-235.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Bill Oehlke's species page for Proserpinus lucidus.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 21:p. 135; pl. 12.12-13. order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 41.6m; p. 245. Book Review and ordering
  • Rubinoff, D., 2009. Synonomization of the euphoniuous Arctonotus Boisduval, 1852 (Sphingidae: Macroglossinae) based on molecular phylogenetic analysis. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 63(4): 233-235.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 182; pl. 3.13.
Proserpinus lucidus
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Proserpinus lucidus
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Proserpinus lucidus
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