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Taxonomy for Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758) (Convolvulus Hawk-moth)
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
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Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
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Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856979 species
Tree
Superorder
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 1216 families, 102024 genera, 1593949 species
Tree
Order
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 238 families, 26590 genera, 451495 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 204 families, 26304 genera, 450944 species
Tree
Infraorder
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 193 families, 26165 genera, 449660 species
Tree
Division
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 182 families, 26036 genera, 446402 species
Tree
Section
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 74 families, 16575 genera, 324859 species
Tree
Subsection
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 65 families, 14702 genera, 297729 species
Tree
Superfamily
Bombycoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Hawk-moths)
 14 families, 756 genera, 15138 species
Tree
Family
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) (Hawk Moths) - Systematics
 295 genera, 6890 species
Site
Tree
Subfamily
Sphinginae (Latreille, 1802) (Hawk Moths)
 68 genera, 1351 species
Tree
Tribe
Acherontiini (Boisduval, 1875)
 5 genera, 145 species
Tree
Genus
Agrius (Hübner, 1819)
 66 species
Tree
Species
convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758) (Convolvulus Hawk-moth)
 3 subspecies
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Agrius convolvuli
Subspecies3
Common namesConvolvulus Hawk-moth, Convolvulus hawk moth, Sweet-potato Hawkmoth, Morning Glory Sphinx Moth, Sweetpotato Hornworm, Convolvulus hawkmoth
German namesWinden-Schwärmer, Windenschwärmer, Winding
Dutch namesWindepijlstaart
Danish namesSnerlesværmer
Finnish namesKiertokiitäjä
Norwegian namesVindelsvermer
Swedish namesÅkervindesvärmare, åkervindesvärmare
Spanish namesEsfinge de la correhuela
French namesSphinx du Liseron
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (South England (Southwest England (Cornwall, Somerset, Devonshire), Southeast England (Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Sussex, Surrey county)), East England (Suffolk, Norfolk, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire (Huntingdonshire), Bedfordshire), English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire, Northamptonshire), West Midlands (Staffordshire)), North England (Northwest England (Cheshire), Northeast England (Northumberland), Yorkshire)), Wales (Mid Wales (Montgomeryshire))), Northern Ireland), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway (Vest-Agder, Buskerud, Nordland, Oslo, Rogaland, Hordaland, Nord-Trøndelag, Sør-Trøndelag), Sweden, Denmark (Faroe Islands)), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)), Iceland), West Europe (Austria, France (South France (Corsica, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (Rhône-Alpes (Savoie)), Occitania (Midi-Pyrenees))), Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), Liechtenstein), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy, Central Italy (Lazio (Rome))), Iberian Peninsula (Spain (Balearic Islands (Majorca, Formentera)), Portugal, Andorra)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia), Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia, Montenegro), Bosnia and Herzegovina), Bulgaria, Greece (Aegean Islands (Crete)), Albania, Moldova), East Europe (Ukraine, Belarus), Malta
Asia
Far East (Southeast Asia (Indonesia (Maluku (South Maluku (Leti Islands (Moa)))), Philippines, Thailand (Central Thailand (Nakhon Nayok), Northeast Thailand (Chaiyaphum), North Thailand (Chiang Mai, Nan, Mae Hong Son), South Thailand (Nakhon Si Thammarat, Yala, Ranong)), Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia (Pahang))), East Asia (China (Central China (South-central China (Hong Kong)), East China (Shanghai)), Taiwan, Japan, Korea (South Korea))), South Asia (Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan), West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Yemen, Bahrain, Qatar)), Central Asia (Turkestan (Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan)), Maldives
Caucasus
Georgia, Azerbaijan
Russia
Oceania
Australasia
New Guinea (East New Guinea), Australia (Tasmania, East Australia (Queensland (South East Queensland (Brisbane), Far North Queensland (Torres Strait Islands, Cape York Peninsula (Cooktown, Cairns), Kuranda, Gordonvale (Meringa)), Desert Uplands (Brigalow Belt South, Einasleigh Uplands, Brigalow Belt North)), New South Wales (Australian Capital Territory (Canberra), Sydney Basin (Sydney (Narrabeen)), Blue Mountains (Blackheath), NSW North Coast, New England (New England Tablelands), Kosciuszko National Park), Victoria (Melbourne (Mordialloc)), Mulga Lands), Northern Territory (Darwin), South Australia (South Eastern Highlands), Lord Howe Islands (Lord Howe Island), Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, West Australia)
Melanesia
New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands
Polynesia
New Zealand (North Island (Gisborne)), French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn Islands
Micronesia
Guam, Palau
Africa
East Africa
Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Indian Ocean islands (Madagascar, Chagos Archipelago, Seychelles (Mahé), Mauritius, Réunion, Comoro Islands (Comoros)), Ethiopia (Abyssinia), Malawi, Mozambique, Somalia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Eritrea
Central Africa
Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
North Africa
Algeria, Tunisia, Macaronesia (Canary Islands, Azores, Madeira), Morocco, Sudan, Libya
West Africa
Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Benin
Southern Africa
Botswana, Namibia, Republic South Africa
America
Caribbean
Caribbean islands (Antilles (Lesser Antilles (Saint Lucia)))


Ecozones:

Indo-Australian region
Oriental
Afrotropical
Palaearctic
West Palaearctic
East Palaearctic


World Oceans:

Indian Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
British overseas territory Atlantic
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Islands
Pacific Subtropical Islands


CountriesAlbania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, China, Comoros, Cook Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Micronesia, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Distr. infoWet Tropics
Taxonomic statussyntype
Links and ReferencesAgrius convolvuli in bie.ala.org.au
Agrius convolvuli in afromoths.net
Agrius convolvuli in faunaeur.org
Agrius convolvuli in leps.it
Agrius convolvuli in dyntaxa.se
Agrius convolvuli in Wikipedia (English)
Subspecies    Agrius convolvuli aksuensis (Bang-haas, 1927)
Subspecies    Agrius convolvuli marshallensis (Clark, 1922)
Subspecies    Agrius convolvuli peitaihoensis (Clark, 1922)

Agrius convolvuli (Convolvulus Hawk-moth, Convolvulus hawk moth, Sweet-potato Hawkmoth, Morning Glory Sphinx Moth, Sweetpotato Hornworm, Convolvulus hawkmoth)

Synonyms
Agrius aksuensis (Bang-haas, 1927)
Agrius batatae (Christoph, 1884)
Agrius ichangensis (Tutt, 1904)
Agrius indica (Skell., 1913)
Agrius javanensis (Tutt, 1904)
Agrius marshallensis (Clark, 1922)
Agrius nigricans (Cannaviello, 1900)
Agrius orientalis (Butler, 1877)
Agrius peitaihoensis (Clark, 1922)
Agrius pseudoconvolvuli (Schaufuss, 1870)
Agrius roseofasciata (Koch, 1865)
Agrius tahitiensis (Tutt, 1904)
Herse aksuensis (O. Bang-haas, 1927)
Herse convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Herse convolvuli aksuensis (O. Bang-haas, 1927)
Herse convolvuli extincta (Gehlen, 1928)
Herse convolvuli marshallensis (Clark, 1922)
Herse convolvuli peitaihoensis (Clark, 1922)
Herse convolvuli posticoconflua (Bryk, 1946)
Herse marshallensis (Clark, 1922)
Herse patatas (Ménétriés, 1857)
Herse peitaihoensis (Clark, 1922)
Protoparce convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Protoparce convolvuli fasciata (Pillich, 1909)
Protoparce convolvuli indica (Skell, 1913)
Protoparce distans (Butler, 1876)
Protoparce indica (Skell, 1913)
Protoparce orientalis (Butler, 1876)
Sphinx abadonna (Fabricius, 1798)
Sphinx batatae (Christ, 1882)
Sphinx convolvali (Davey, 1926)
Sphinx convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sphinx convolvuli alicea (Neuburger, 1899)
Sphinx convolvuli batatae (Christ, 1882)
Sphinx convolvuli nigricans (Cannaviello, 1900)
Sphinx distans (Butler, 1874)
Sphinx nigricans (Cannaviello, 1900)
Sphinx patatas (Ménétriés, 1857)
Sphinx pseudo-convolvuli
Sphinx pseudoconvolvuli (Schaufuss, 1870)
Sphinx roseafasciata (Koch, 1865)
Sphinx roseofasciata (Kirby, 1892)
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyBombycoidea
Hawk-moths
FamilySphingidae
Hawk Moths, Sphinx moths, Hornworms, Hawkmoths, Hornworm moths, Hawk-moths
SubfamilySphinginae
Hawk Moths
TribeAcherontiini
GenusAgrius
Agrius convolvuli
Convolvulus Hawk-moth, Convolvulus hawk moth, Sweet-potato Hawkmoth, Morning Glory Sphinx Moth, Sweetpotato Hornworm, Convolvulus hawkmoth
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
Wingspan80 mm
 
Synonyms
Agrius aksuensis
Agrius batatae
Agrius ichangensis
Agrius indica
Agrius javanensis
Agrius marshallensis
Agrius nigricans
Agrius orientalis
Agrius peitaihoensis
Agrius pseudoconvolvuli
Agrius roseofasciata
Agrius tahitiensis
Herse aksuensis
Herse convolvuli
Herse convolvuli aksuensis
Herse convolvuli extincta
Herse convolvuli marshallensis
Herse convolvuli peitaihoensis
Herse convolvuli posticoconflua
Herse marshallensis
Herse patatas
Herse peitaihoensis
Protoparce convolvuli
Protoparce convolvuli fasciata
Protoparce convolvuli indica
Protoparce distans
Protoparce indica
Protoparce orientalis
Sphinx abadonna
Sphinx batatae
Sphinx convolvali
Sphinx convolvuli
Sphinx convolvuli alicea
Sphinx convolvuli batatae
Sphinx convolvuli nigricans
Sphinx distans
Sphinx nigricans
Sphinx patatas
Sphinx pseudo-convolvuli
Sphinx pseudoconvolvuli
Sphinx roseafasciata
Sphinx roseofasciata
 
Subspecies
Agrius convolvuli aksuensis
Agrius convolvuli marshallensis
Agrius convolvuli peitaihoensis

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