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Manduca blackburni (Butler, 1880)

Blackburn's sphinx moth

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Original scientific description:

Butler, A. G. (1880). On two small consignments of Lepidoptera from the Hawaiian Islands. Entomol. Mon. Mag. 17: 6-7.

 

Synonym/s: Protoparce blackburni Butler, 1880; Phlegethontius blackburnii (Butler, 1880); Protoparce quinquemaculatus blackburni (Butler, 1880)

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 1984 (Riotte, 1986).

 

Distribution

Hawaiian Islands, USA

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Butler, A. G. (1880). On two small consignments of Lepidoptera from the Hawaiian Islands. Entomol. Mon. Mag. 17: 6-7.

 

Other references:

Browne, A. C. 1941. Notes and exhibitions. Protoparce quinquemaculata blackburni (Butler). Proc. Hawaii. Entomol. Soc. 11:2.

Elliott, Christine H. (2019). The Riddle of the Sphinx: Population Ecology of the Endangered Blackburn╩╗s Sphinx Moth, Manduca blackburni (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) on an Invasive Host Plant. MSc thesis, The University of Hawai'i.

Riotte, J. C. E. (1986). Re-evaluation of Manduca blackburni (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). Proc. Hawaii. Entomol. Soc. 27: 79-90.

Roderick G. and R. Gillespie. 1997. Conservation biology of Blackburn’s sphinx moth (Manduca blackburni) Draft report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Honolulu, HI. 6 pp.

Swezey, O. H. (1931). Notes and exhibitions. Protoparce quinquemaculata blackburni (Butler). Proc. Hawaii. Entomol. Soc. 8: 5-6.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (2003). Draft Recovery Plan for the Blackburn’s Sphinx Moth (Manduca blackburni). Portland, Oregon. ix + 113 pp.

Van Gelder, E. and S. Conant. 1998. Biology and conservation of Manduca blackburni. Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu, HI. 52 pp.

Williams, F.X. 1931. Notes and exhibitions. Protoparce quinquemaculata blackburni (Butler). Proc. Hawaii. Entomol. Soc. 7: 373.

Williams, F. X. 1947. Notes and exhibitions. Protoparce quinquemaculata blackburni (Butler). Proc. Hawaii. Entomol. Soc. 13: 10.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manduca_blackburni

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/13265/blackburn-sphinx-moth-manduca-blackburni

 

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