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Lapara coniferarum

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Sphingidae
Scientific name  Lapara coniferarum
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Lapara
Rank  Species
Lapara coniferarum Lapara coniferarum the Southern Pine Sphinx
Similar  Paratrea plebeja, Darapsa versicolor, Lapara bombycoides, Manduca jasminearum, Paonias astylus

Lapara coniferarum (southern pine sphinx) is a species of sphinx moth. It is known from mixed and pine forests from Nova Scotia and Maine south to Florida, and west to Indiana and Louisiana.

Lapara coniferarum Lapara coniferarum the Southern Pine Sphinx

The wingspan is 50–57 mm. The forewing is grey with two or three black stripes in the middle of the wing. Other marking are vague.

The larvae feed on Pinus species, including Pinus taeda and Pinus pinaster.

Lapara coniferarum Lapara coniferarum Southern Pine Sphinx Discover Life
Lapara coniferarum Lapara coniferarum Southern Pine Sphinx Discover Life
Lapara coniferarum Lapara coniferarum Southern Pine Sphinx Discover Life

References

Lapara coniferarum Wikipedia


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