Perigonia lefebvraei

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Perigonia lefebvraei
Perigonia lefebvraei MHNT CUT 2010 0 169 Mordazo Cuba male dorsal.jpg
Male dorsal
Perigonia lefebvraei MHNT CUT 2010 0 169 Mordazo Cuba male ventral.jpg
Male ventral
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Genus: Perigonia
Species: P. lefebvraei
Binomial name
Perigonia lefebvraei
(Lucas, 1857)[1]
Synonyms
  • Macroglossa lefebvraei Lucas, 1857
  • Perigonia ilioides Boisduval, 1875

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

It is similar to Perigonia lusca lusca, but smaller and the forewing upperside antemedian band is vestigial or absent and the posterior half of the hindwing upperside is more uniformly grey-brown.

The larvae have been recorded feeding on Ferdinandusa angustata and Guettarda species.

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.