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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
copyright C. Odenkirk
This species is similar to Xylophanes rhodochlora in the crotonis group, but schwartzi's carmine-red wing undersides from the fw discal cell outwards and the entire hindwing clearly distinguish it.
The reddish hue manifest itself elsewhere: the inner margin of the tegulae are edged with a very narrow pink line, the underside of palps, thorax and abdomen are pale pink, and there is a thin pink line running along the dorsal surface of the inner margin from the black tuft at the wing-body juncture to the midpoint of the inner margin.
On the olive-green forewing, only the khaki fourth post median line and the small black discal dot are distinct.
The hindwing spots in the median band have a powdering of green scales in their lower quarter. The hindwing outer margin is olive-green.
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