Sphingidae of Jamaica

Xylophanes chiron nechus courtesy of Paolo Mazzei.

Although I believe these "tribal" checklists contain only species within Jamaica, there are probably some omissions, and there may be a few improper entries.

Reser Ladislaus reports starred items are among the thirty-eight species recorded at Spring Garden, near Reading, west of Montego, 1992-1997.

Enyo latipennis has been given full species status by Kitching and Cadiou, 2000.

Theo Douma of Netherlands was vacationing in Jamaica and sends this picture of Manduca brontes brontes, with identification confirmed by Ian J. Kitching, Jean Haxaire and James A. Tuttle.

Manduca brontes brontes, Ocho Rios, Jamaica, courtesy of Theo Douma.

Amphonyx jamaicensis, Negril, Jamaica, courtesy of Rich Teper, via Steve Bransky.

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Agrius cingulata
Amphon. duponchel *
Amphonyx jamaicensis
Cocytius antaeus *
M. brontes brontes *
M. rustica cubana
M. sexta jamaicensis
Nannoparce poeyi
Neococyt. cluentius *

A. g. jamaicensis
Protamb. s. strigilis *

Aellopos blaini
Aellopos clavipes
Aellopos fadus
Aellopos tantalus
Callionima elainae *
Callionima falcifera
Enyo lugubris
Enyo latipennis *
Enyo ocypete
Erinnyis alope
Erinnyis crameri
Erinnyis domingonis
Erinnyis ello *
Erinnyis guttularis
Erinnyis lassauxii
Erinnyis oenotrus
Himantoides undata *
Himant. perkinsae
I. rimosus jamaicensis
Madoryx oiclus
M. o. jamaicensis *
Pachylia ficus
Pachylia syces
Pachylioides resumens
Perigo. jamaicensis *
Phryxus caicus
Pseudosphinx tetrio *
Eumorpha fasciatus
Eumorpha labruscae *
Eumorpha satellitia *
E. vitis hesperidum

Cautethia grotei
Hyles lineata
X. chiron chiron *
X. chiron nechus
X. clarki
Xylo. jamaicensis *
Xylophanes maculator
Xylophanes pluto *
Xylophanes tersa *

Eumorpha labruscae, Jamaica, August 2005, courtesy of Jean Haxaire.

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