Perigonia glaucescens

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Perigonia glaucescens
Perigonia glaucescens CMNH female up.jpg
Female, upperside
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Genus: Perigonia
Species: P. glaucescens
Binomial name
Perigonia glaucescens
Walker, 1856[1]

Perigonia glaucescens is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from the Dominican Republic and Haiti.[2]

It can be distinguished from all other Perigonia species by the olive-green head and thorax, characteristic forewing upperside pattern and the broad white or cream band across the upperside of abdominal segment six.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Cate-sphingidae.org. Archived from the original on 2012-11-12. Retrieved 2011-10-19.
  2. ^ "Silkmoths". Silkmoths.bizland.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2011-10-19.