Definition of Macrosila Carolina. Meaning of Macrosila Carolina. Synonyms of Macrosila Carolina

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Definition of Macrosila Carolina

Macrosila Carolina
Hawk moth Hawk" moth` (?; 115). (Zo["o]l.) Any moth of the family Sphingid[ae], of which there are numerous genera and species. They are large, handsome moths, which fly mostly at twilight and hover about flowers like a humming bird, sucking the honey by means of a long, slender proboscis. The larv[ae] are large, hairless caterpillars ornamented with green and other bright colors, and often with a caudal spine. See Sphinx, also Tobacco worm, and Tomato worm. Tobacco Hawk Moth (Macrosila Carolina), and its Larva, the Tobacco Worm. Note: The larv[ae] of several species of hawk moths feed on grapevines. The elm-tree hawk moth is Ceratomia Amyntor.

Meaning of Macrosila Carolina from wikipedia

- by Carl Linnaeus in his 1763 Centuria Insectorum. Commonly known as the Carolina sphinx moth and the tobacco hawk moth (as adults) and the tobacco hornworm...
- sphinx Manduca schausi Manduca scutata Manduca sesquiplex Manduca ****ta - Carolina sphinx, tobacco hornworm Manduca stuarti Manduca trimacula Manduca tu****ana...
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