This designation of a neotype, in accordance with the provisions of Article 75(b) of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (1985), has to be considered as continuation of the revisional article "Sphinx poecila, a valid North American species (Lepidoptera Sphingidae)" (Riotte 1980).
Riotte, J.C. E.
"Designation of a Neotype for Sphinx Poecila Stephens (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae),"
The Great Lakes Entomologist: Vol. 20
, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholar.valpo.edu/tgle/vol20/iss2/8