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Smerinthus jamaicensis  (Drury, 1773)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 188626

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): twin-spotted sphinx [English]
 
    sphinx géminé [French]
 
    twinspot sphinx [English]
 
    Twin Spotted Sphinx [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                  SuperfamilyBombycoidea   
                                     FamilySphingidae Latreille, 1802 – hawk moths, hornworms, sphinx moths  
                                        SubfamilySmerinthinae Grote and Robinson, 1865  
                                           TribeSmerinthini Grote and Robinson, 1865  
                                              GenusSmerinthus Latreille, 1802  
                                                 SpeciesSmerinthus jamaicensis (Drury, 1773) – twin-spotted sphinx, sphinx géminé, twinspot sphinx, Twin Spotted Sphinx  
       

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  Source: Common names of Insects in Canada, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: Entomological Society of Canada / société d'entomologie du Canada   
  Reference for: twinspot sphinx[English], sphinx géminé [French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Smerinthus jamaicensis, twin-spotted sphinx [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Tuttle, James P.  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Hawk Moths of North America: A Natural History Study of the Sphingidae of the United States and Canada   
  Page(s): 253   
  Publisher: The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780979663307   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Smerinthus jamaicensis   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

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