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Taxonomy for Erinnyis obscura (Fabricius, 1775) (Obscure Sphinx)
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
Macroglossinae (Harris, 1939) (Hawk Moths)
 108 genera, 3112 species
Tree
Tribe
Dilophonotini (Burmeister, 1878)
 29 genera, 620 species
Tree
Subtribe
Dilophonotina (Burmeister, 1878)
 25 genera, 463 species
Tree
Genus
Erinnyis (Hübner, 1819)
 53 species
Tree
Species
obscura (Fabricius, 1775) (Obscure Sphinx)
 4 subspecies
Tree
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Erinnyis obscura
Subspecies4
Common namesObscure Sphinx, Obscure Sphinx Moth
AuthorJohann Christian Fabricius, 1775
Distribution
Continents:

America
South America
Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador (Galápagos (Galápagos Islands))
North America
Mexico (East Mexico (Hidalgo, Veracruz)), USA (Florida, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, Texas, Mississippi, South Carolina, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Wisconsin, Iowa, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota), Canada (Ontario)
Caribbean
Caribbean islands (Antilles (Greater Antilles (Puerto Rico, Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola), Lesser Antilles (Leeward Islands (Guadeloupe, Saint Martin), Windward Islands (Martinique), Netherlands Antilles)), Barbados, Saint Barthélemy)
Central America
Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras
Eurasia
Caucasus
Georgia


Ecozones: Nearctic, Neotropical

Distribution by Synonymus:
Erinnyis domingonis   Bolivia
Erinnyis stheno   Barbados
CountriesArgentina, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Georgia, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, USA, Uruguay
Links and ReferencesErinnyis obscura in itis.gov
Erinnyis obscura in Wikipedia (English)
Subspecies    Erinnyis obscura conformis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)
Subspecies    Erinnyis obscura jamaicensis (Clark, 1935)
Subspecies    Erinnyis obscura obscura (Fabricius, 1775)
Subspecies    Erinnyis obscura socorroensis (Clark, 1926)

Erinnyis obscura (Obscure Sphinx, Obscure Sphinx Moth)

Synonyms
Anceryx rhaebus (Boisduval, 1870)
Dilophonota festa (Edwards, 1882)
Erinnyis cinerosa (Grote & Robinson, 1865)
Erinnyis conformis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)
Erinnyis domingonis (Butler, 1875)
Erinnyis domingonis pallescens (Clark, 1936)
Erinnyis obscura jamaicensis (Clark, 1935)
Erinnyis pallida (Grote, 1865)
Erinnyis phalaris (Kirby, 1892)
Erinnyis rhaebus (Boisduval, 1870)
Erinnyis rustica (Schaller, 1788)
Erinnyis socorroensis (Clark, 1926)
Erinnyis stheno (Geyer, 1829)
Sphinx obscura (Fabricius, 1775)
Sphinx picta (Sepp, 1848)
Sphinx rustica (Schaller, 1788)
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
SubfamilyMacroglossinae
Hawk Moths
TribeDilophonotini
SubtribeDilophonotina
GenusErinnyis
Erinnyis obscura
Obscure Sphinx, Obscure Sphinx Moth
AuthorFabricius, 1775
Wingspan56 mm
 
Synonyms
Anceryx rhaebus
Dilophonota festa
Erinnyis cinerosa
Erinnyis conformis
Erinnyis domingonis
Erinnyis domingonis pallescens
Erinnyis obscura jamaicensis
Erinnyis pallida
Erinnyis phalaris
Erinnyis rhaebus
Erinnyis rustica
Erinnyis socorroensis
Erinnyis stheno
Sphinx obscura
Sphinx picta
Sphinx rustica
 
Subspecies
Erinnyis obscura conformis
Erinnyis obscura jamaicensis
Erinnyis obscura obscura
Erinnyis obscura socorroensis

Keywords
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