Perigonia jamaicensis

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Perigonia jamaicensis
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Perigonia jamaicensis, adult
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Genus: Perigonia
Species: P. jamaicensis
Binomial name
Perigonia jamaicensis
Rothschild, 1894[1]

Perigonia jamaicensis is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It lives in Jamaica.[2]

It is similar to Perigonia lusca lusca but distinguishable by the large, diffuse yellow patch on the basal half of the forewing underside, posterior to the discal cell.

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.