Origin of sphingid
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It is well known that the Sphingid rarely breed when thus treated.
Newman, E., sterility of Sphingid under certain conditions, ii.
Wallace, Dr., on the sterility of Sphingid hatched in autumn, ii.
The larv of the Sphingid are large and smooth, and most of them have a horn projecting from the top of the last segment but one.
Their antenn, like those of the Sphingid, are thickest beyond the middle, and those of the males are slightly ciliated or hairy.