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Distribution path and Subregions of Sierra Leone (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Sphingidae (Hawk Moths) in Sierra Leone
Class
Sierra Leone
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 245 families, 2094 genera, 4901 species
Tree
Subclass
Sierra Leone
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 244 families, 2093 genera, 4900 species
Tree
Infraclass
Sierra Leone
Neoptera (van der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 235 families, 2040 genera, 4768 species
Tree
Superorder
Sierra Leone
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 176 families, 1790 genera, 4414 species
Tree
Order
Sierra Leone
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 50 families, 870 genera, 2609 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Sierra Leone
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 49 families, 869 genera, 2608 species
Tree
Infraorder
Sierra Leone
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 49 families, 869 genera, 2608 species
Tree
Division
Sierra Leone
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 48 families, 868 genera, 2607 species
Tree
Section
Sierra Leone
Cossina (Herrich-Schäffer, 1856)
 24 families, 594 genera, 2006 species
Tree
Subsection
Sierra Leone
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 18 families, 538 genera, 1909 species
Tree
Superfamily
Sierra Leone
Bombycoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Hawk-moths)
 4 families, 51 genera, 147 species
Tree
Family
Sierra Leone
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) (Hawk Moths) - Systematics
 26 genera, 92 species
Site
Tree
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Genera295    worldwide
Species6.099    worldwide
Common namesHawk Moths, Sphinx moths, Hornworms, Hawkmoths, Hornworm moths, Hawk-moths
German namesSchwärmer
Dutch namesPijlstaarten
Danish namesAftensværmere
Finnish namesKiitäjät
Norwegian namesTussmørkesvermere
Swedish namesSvärmare
Italian namesSfingidi
AuthorLatreille, 1802
Distribution
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Continents:

America
Asia
Eurasia
Africa
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Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Neotropical
Afrotropical


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean


Links and ReferencesSphingidae in afromoths.net
Sphingidae in dyntaxa.se
Sphingidae in Wikipedia (English)

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Species overview - Checklist for Sphingidae in Sierra Leone
Species with ANext  
Acanthosphinx guessfeldti (Dewitz, 1879)Widow SphinxInfo
Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)Death´s-head Hawk-mothInfo
Andriasa contraria contraria ()Info
Antinephele achlora (Holland, 1892)Dingy AntinepheleInfo
Antinephele anomala (Butler, 1882)Rufous AntinepheleInfo
Antinephele lunulata (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Orange AntinepheleInfo
Antinephele lunulata lunulata ()Info
Antinephele maculifera (Holland, 1889)Beautiful AntinepheleInfo
Atemnora westermannii (Boisduval, 1875)Westermann´s Humming BirdInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Basiothia charis (Walker, 1856)Lesser Brown Striped HawkInfo
Basiothia medea (Fabricius, 1781)Small Verdant HawkInfo
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Centroctena rutherfordi (Druce, 1882)Info
Cephonodes hylas (Linnaeus, 1771)Pellucid Hawk MothInfo
Cephonodes trochilus (Guérin-Méneville, 1843)Info
Chloroclanis virescens (Butler, 1882)Green PolyptychusInfo
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Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus, 1758)Oleander Hawk-mothInfo
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Hippotion balsaminae (Walker, 1856)Balsam Striped HawkInfo
Hippotion celerio (L., 1758)Silver-striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hippotion eson (Cramer, 1779)Common Striped HawkInfo
Hippotion gracilis -> Hippotion esonInfo
Hypaedalea butleri (Rothschild, 1894)Info
Hypaedalea insignis (Butler, 1877)Info
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Leucostrophus commasiae (Walker, 1856)Info
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Macroglossum trochiloides (Butler, 1896)Info
Macroglossum trochilus -> Cephonodes trochilusAfrican Hummingbird Hawk-MothInfo
Macropoliana gessi (P. Schmit, 2006)Info
Macropoliana natalensis -> Macropoliana gessiNatal SphinxInfo
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Neopolyptychus ancylus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1916)Info
Neopolyptychus pygarga (Karsch, 1891)Info
Neopolyptychus spurrelli (Rothschild & Jordan, 1912)Info
Nephele accentifera (Palisot de Beauvois, 1821)Accented hawkInfo
Nephele aequivalens (Walker, 1856)Great NepheleInfo
Nephele conimacula -> Nephele funebrisInfo
Nephele continentis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Nephele funebris (Fabricius, 1793)Funereal NepheleInfo
Nephele innotata (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Nephele oenopion (Hübner, 1824)Yellow Barred NepheleInfo
Nephele peneus (Cramer, 1776)Three Spotte NepheleInfo
Nephele rectangulata (Rothschild, 1895)Info
Nephele rosae (Butler, 1875)White Banded NepheleInfo
Nephele rosae rosae ()Info
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Odontosida pusillus (R. Felder, 1874)Scalloped HawkInfo
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Phylloxiphia bainbridgei (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)Info
Phylloxiphia bicolor (Rothschild, 1894)Info
Phylloxiphia formosa (Schultze, 1914)Info
Phylloxiphia goodii (Holland, 1889)Info
Phylloxiphia illustris (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)Info
Phylloxiphia major (Rothschild & Jordan, 1915)Info
Phylloxiphia oweni (Carcasson, 1968)Info
Platysphinx phyllis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Platysphinx vicaria (Jordan, 1920)Info
Platysphinx vicaria vicaria ()Info
Polyptychus affinis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Polyptychus andosa (Walker, 1856)Copper Winged PolyptychusInfo
Polyptychus andosa andosa ()Info
Polyptychus anochus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)Info
Polyptychus anochus anochus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)Info
Polyptychus carteri (Butler, 1882)Info
Polyptychus lapidatus (Joicey & Kaye, 1917)Info
Polyptychus murinus (Rothschild, 1904)Info
Polyptychus nigriplaga (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Polyptychus orthographus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Polyptychus paupercula senniger (Jordan, 1920)Info
Polyptychus retusus -> Polyptychus affinisInfo
Pseudoclanis occidentalis -> Pseudoclanis posticaInfo
Pseudoclanis postica (Walker, 1856)Mulberry HawkInfo
Pseudoclanis rhadamistus -> Oplerclanis rhadamistusInfo
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Rufoclanis rosea (Druce, 1882)Info
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Temnora atrofasciata (Holland, 1889)Dark Banded TemnoraInfo
Temnora clementsi (Rothschild, 1894)Info
Temnora crenulata (Holland, 1893)Crenulate TemnoraInfo
Temnora crenulata crenulata (Holland, 1893)Info
Temnora elegans (Rothschild, 1895)Elegant TemnoraInfo
Temnora eranga (Holland, 1889)Info
Temnora fumosa (Walker, 1856)Smoky TemnoraInfo
Temnora funebris (Holland, 1893)Gloomy TemnoraInfo
Temnora iapygoides (Holland, 1889)Info
Temnora leptis -> Temnora pseudopylasInfo
Temnora plagiata (Walker, 1856)Brown Spot TemnoraInfo
Temnora pseudopylas (Rothschild, 1894)Lobed TemnoraInfo
Temnora pseudopylas leptis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Temnora sardanus (Walker, 1856)Dusky TemnoraInfo
Temnora sardanus sardanus ()Info
Temnora spiritus (Holland, 1893)Info
Temnora stevensi (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Temnora uniformis (Rothschild, 1894)Info
Theretra jugurtha (Boisduval, 1875)Green Striped HawkInfo
Theretra jugurtha jugurtha (Boisduval, 1875)Info
Theretra obliterata -> Theretra jugurthaInfo
Theretra orpheus (Herrich-Schaffer, 1854)Lined HawkInfo
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Xanthopan morganii -> Xanthopan morganiInfo
Xanthopan morganii morganii ()Info
92 Species in Sphingidae for Sierra Leone listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
DivisionDitrysia
Moths, Butterflies, Skippers
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyBombycoidea
Hawk-moths
FamilySphingidae
Hawk Moths, Sphinx moths, Hornworms, Hawkmoths, Hornworm moths, Hawk-moths
AuthorLatreille, 1802

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