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Taxonomy for Agrius
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
Tree
Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
Tree
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
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Species66
AuthorHübner, 1819
Distribution
Continents:

America
North America (Canada, USA, Mexico, Bermuda Islands), Caribbean (Caribbean islands), South America (Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, French Guiana, Peru, Paraguay, Argentina, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, Chile, Uruguay, Falkland Islands), Central America (Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras)
Oceania
Australasia (New Guinea, Australia), Polynesia (French Polynesia, New Zealand, Cook Islands, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn Islands, Hawaii), Micronesia (Marshall Islands, Guam, Palau, Line Islands), Melanesia (Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Fiji, Solomon Islands)
Eurasia
Asia (Far East, South Asia, West Asia, Central Asia, Maldives), Europe (South Europe, North Europe, West Europe, Central Europe, Southeast Europe, East Europe, Malta), Caucasus (Georgia, Azerbaijan), Russia
Africa
Southern Africa (Republic South Africa, Botswana, Namibia), East Africa (Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Indian Ocean islands, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Somalia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Eritrea), Central Africa (Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo), North Africa (Algeria, Tunisia, Macaronesia, Morocco, Sudan, Libya), West Africa (Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Benin)


World Oceans:

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


Ecozones:

Indo-Australian region
Oriental
Afrotropical
Palaearctic
West Palaearctic, East Palaearctic
Nearctic
Neotropical


CountriesAlbania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Taxonomic statusSynonymus of Pinochile
Links and ReferencesAgrius in faunaeur.org
Agrius in itis.gov
Agrius in Wikipedia (English)
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Species    Agrius abadonna (Fabricius, 1798)
Species    Agrius affinis (Goeze, 1780)
Species    Agrius aksuensis (Bang-haas, 1927)
Species    Agrius alicea (Neub., 1899)
Species    Agrius amyntor (Geyer, 1835)
Species    Agrius batatae (Christoph, 1884)
Species    Agrius cingulata (Fabricius, 1775) (Pink-spotted Hawk-moth)
Species    Agrius cingulatus (Fabricius, 1775)
Species    Agrius concolorata (Kaye, 1919)
Species    Agrius concoloratus (Kaye, 1919)
Species    Agrius convoluli (Linnaeus, 1758) (Convolvulus Hawk-moth)
Species    Agrius convolvoli (Keferstein, 1861)
Species    Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758) (Convolvulus Hawk-moth) - 3 subspecies
Species    Agrius convulvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species    Agrius cordiae (Riotte, 1984)
Species    Agrius decolora (Edwards, 1882)
Species    Agrius distans (Butler, 1874)
Species    Agrius distincta (Lucas, 1891)
Species    Agrius druraei (Donovan, 1810)
Species    Agrius elegans (Walker, 1865)
Species    Agrius eremitus (Hübner, 1823)
Species    Agrius extincta (Gehlen., 1928)
Species    Agrius fasciata (Pillich., 1909)
Species    Agrius fasciatus (Rothschild, 1894)
Species    Agrius fuscosignata (Tutt, 1904)
Species    Agrius godarti (Macleay, 1826) (Godart´s Hawk Moth)
Species    Agrius grisea (Tutt, 1904)
Species    Agrius ichangensis (Tutt, 1904)
Species    Agrius indica (Skell., 1913)
Species    Agrius intermedia (Tutt, 1904)
Species    Agrius javanensis (Tutt, 1904)
Species    Agrius lineata (Fabricius, 1775)
Species    Agrius lixi (Rothschild, 1894)
Species    Agrius luctifera (Walker, 1865) - 1 subspecies
Species    Agrius major (Tutt, 1904)
Species    Agrius marshallensis (Clark, 1922)
Species    Agrius minor (Tutt, 1904)
Species    Agrius nigricans (Cannaviello, 1900)
Species    Agrius obliqua (Walker, 1856)
Species    Agrius obscura (Tutt, 1904)
Species    Agrius orientalis (Butler, 1877)
Species    Agrius pallida (Closs, 1917)
Species    Agrius patatas (Ménétriès, 1857)
Species    Agrius patates (Ménétriés, 1857)
Species    Agrius peitaihoensis (Clark, 1922)
Species    Agrius posticoconflua (Bryk, 1946)
Species    Agrius pseudoconvolvuli (Schaufuss, 1870)
Species    Agrius pungens (Eschscholtz, 1821)
Species    Agrius roseofasciata (Koch, 1865)
Species    Agrius rothschildi (I.j. Kitching & Cadiou, 2000)
Species    Agrius saturata
Species    Agrius schmeltzii (Butler, 1882)
Species    Agrius styx (Westwood, 1847)
Species    Agrius suffusa (Tutt, 1904)
Species    Agrius tahitiensis (Tutt, 1904)
Species    Agrius triangularis (Holland, 1900)
Species    Agrius tukurine (Lichy, 1943)
Species    Agrius unicolor (Tutt, 1904)
Species    Agrius variegata (Tutt, 1904)
Species    Agrius virgata (Tutt, 1904)
Species    Agrius ypsilon-nigrum (Bryk, 1953)
Species    Agrius ypsilonnigrum (Bryk, 1953)
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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
SubfamilySphinginae
Hawk Moths
TribeAcherontiini
GenusAgrius
AuthorHübner, 1819
 
Synonyms
Herse (Oken, 1815)
Herse;
Timoria (Kaye, 1919)

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