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Kern Primrose Sphinx Moth


Jump, P., T. Longcore, and C. Rich. 2006. Ecology and distribution of a newly discovered population of the federally threatened Euproserpinus euterpe (Sphingidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 60(1):41–50.

Supplementary Material

Quicktime Movie of Kern primrose sphinx moth larvae showing characteristic jerky motion. Movie taken during early spring 2003 of larvae being reared by Peter Jump under USFWS permit TE037806-3.

Technical Reports

Information Sheet on Kern Primrose Sphinx Moth at Carrizo Plain National Monument

Longcore, T., and C. Rich. 2002. Action plan for Kern Primrose Sphinx Moth (Euproserpinus euterpe) at Carrizo Plain National Monument. The Urban Wildlands Group, Los Angeles. 15 pp.

Jump, P., T. Longcore, and C. Rich. 2004. Ecology and distribution of a newly-discovered population of the threatened Kern primrose sphinx moth (Euproserpinus euterpe). Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service under permit TE-037806, 18 pp.