Although I believe these "tribal"
checklists contain only species within Guatemala,
I fully expect there are omissions and/or improper entries. If you have corrections
to offer, please contact
The list has been composed from what I believe are reliable lists for
Mexico and Nicaragua. Since I have only listed those species common
to both those nations together with a few which have specimen type
localities in Guatemala, there are probably many omissions.
Bill Oehlke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I have added Adhemarius dariensis based on image supplied by Nicoline van Kappel. Jean Haxaire indicates this species often has the scalloped outer margin so evident in the very fresh specimen image supplied by Nicoline.
Jose Monzon (JM) has begun (May 2009) to send me images and/or confirmations of Sphingidae from Guatemala. I have added almost sixty species to the list based on Jose's determinations.
Many thanks to Terry Stoddard (TS) who has provided many new confirmations for Guatemala.
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