Hawkmoths of Brazil by Alan Martin
Callionima falcifera (Gehlen, 1943) Common name: none
Original description: Hemeroplanes falcifera Gehlen, 1943. Ent. Zeitschrift. 57: 50.
Synonymous species: Hemeroplanes elainae (Neidhoefer, 1968); Hemeroplanes falcifera guaycura (Cary, 1963); Hemeroplanes jamaicensis (Cary, 1951).
Type specimen locality: Mexico, Honduras, Venezuela, Brazil and Virgin Islands (St. Thomas)
Distribution: can be found from Central America down into central South America. In Brazil it has been recorded from the North-
Callionima parce (Fabricius, 1775) Common name: Parce Sphinx
Original description: Sphinx parce Fabricius, 1775. Systema Entomologiae 543.
Synonymous species: Hemeroplanes parthenope (Zikan, 1935); Sphinx galianna (Burmeister, 1855); Sphinx licastus (Stoll, 1782)
Type specimen locality: Brasilia [Brazil]
Distribution: this species occurs widely across the Neotropical region from Mexico to Argentina. It has been recorded from all 5 regions of Brazil.
Callionima guiarti (Debauche, 1934) Common name: none
Original description: Hemeroplanes guiarti Debauche, 1934. Bull. Mus. roy. Hist. nat. Belge. 10 (39): 4.
Synonymous species: Hemeroplanes modesta (Gehlen, 1950)
Type specimen locality: Paraguay
Distribution: C.guiarti has a wide range across central South America from Peru to the eastern coast of Brazil. It has been recorded from the North-
Callionima pan (Cramer, ) Common name: none
Original description: Sphinx pan Cramer, ; Uitl. Kapellen 3 (17-
Synonymous species: none
Type specimen locality: Surinam
Distribution: the nominate race C. pan pan is found from Central America to Amazonia (Northern region) and is replaced by the subspecies C. pan neivai in the South-
Callionima inuus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903) Common name: none
Original description: Hemeroplanes inuus Rothschild & Jordan, 1903. Novit. Zoologicae 9 (suppl): 388 (key), 391.
Synonymous species: Hemeroplanes brethesi (Kohler, 1924)
Type specimen locality: Iquitos [Peru]
Distribution: this species occurs throughout the Neotropical region. In Brazil it has been recorded from the North, North-
Callionima grisescens (Rothschild, 1894) Common name: none
Original description: Hemeroplanes grisescens Rothschild, 1894. Novit. Zoologicae 1: 73.
Synonymous species: C. grisescens elegans (Gehlen, 1935).
Type specimen locality: Tucuman, Argentina
Distribution: occurs across most of South America. The species has been recorded in all 5 regions of Brazil.
Callionima nomius (Walker, 1856) Common name: Fan-
Original description: Calliomma nomius Walker, 1856. List Specimens Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 8: 109.
Synonymous species: Eucheryx nomius (Boisduval, )
Type specimen locality: Brazil
Distribution: C. nomius can be found throughout the Neotropical region and is a very common Sphingid in Brazil. It has been recorded from all 5 regions.
Callionima acuta (Rothschild & Jordan, 1910) Common name: none
Original description: Hemeroplanes acuta Rothschild & Jordan, 1910. Novit. Zoologicae 17: 451.
Synonymous species: none
Type specimen locality: Allianca, Brazil
Distribution: C. acuta has been recorded from Peru, Bolivia and Amazonia in Northern Brazil.