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Superfamily: Sphingoidea, Dyar, 1902
Bruce Walsh reports a sighting on August 26, 2010, at MS lights, along the Foothills Road, just north of Portal (on the plains just east of the Chirichahua Mts.), Cochise County, Arizona. Id has been confirmed by Ian Kitching.
Eumorpha elisa Sonora, Mexico,
July 2014, courtesy of Jean Haxaire.
"Elisa" is possibly for a friend.
The pronunciation of scientific names is
troublesome for many. The "suggestion" at the top of the page is
merely a suggestion. It is based on commonly
accepted English pronunciation of Greek names and/or some
fairly well accepted "rules" for latinized scientific names.
The suggested pronunciations, on this page and on other pages,
are primarily put forward to assist those who hear with internal
ears as they read.
There are many collectors from different countries whose
intonations and accents would be different.
The suggested pronunciations, on this page and on other pages, are primarily put forward to assist those who hear with internal ears as they read.
There are many collectors from different countries whose intonations and accents would be different.
Mature larvae leave host plants and pupate in underground burrows.
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