Insects Database
 Insects and other Arthropoda
 Ants
 Arachnids
 Bees
 Beetles
 Booklice - Barkflies
 Bugs
 Bumblebees
 Cicadas
 Crane flies
 Dragonflies
 Earwigs
 Flies
 Isopods
 Locusts
 Mayflies
 Mecoptera
 Mosquitoes
 Moths & Butterflies
 Myriapods
 Net-winged insects
 Plant-parasitic Hemipterans
 Praying Mantises
 Termites
 Wasps
Taxonomy for Erinnyis penaeus (Fabricius, 1787)
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
penaeus (Fabricius, 1787)
 0 subspecies
Tree
Hide Info
Erinnyis penaeus
AuthorJohann Christian Fabricius, 1787
Distribution
Continents:

Oceania
Australasia
New Guinea, Australia (East Australia (Queensland (Far North Queensland (Torres Strait Islands))), Christmas Island)
Africa
East Africa
Tanzania, Eritrea
North Africa
Macaronesia (Cape Verde)
Eurasia
Asia
Far East (East Asia (China (Central China (South-central China (Hong Kong)))), Southeast Asia (Philippines, Myanmar)), South Asia (India (South India (Tamil Nadu)), Pakistan), West Asia (Near East (Oman))
Europe
West Europe (Switzerland (Northwest Switzerland (Aargau)))
America
North America
Mexico, USA (Texas)
South America
French Guiana (Cayenne), Peru, Guyana
Caribbean
Caribbean islands (Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad), Antilles (Lesser Antilles (Saint Lucia, Windward Islands (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Saint Vincent)))))


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean
Red Sea


Fossils:

Mesozoic
Jurassic
Lower Jurassic


CountriesAustralia, Cape Verde, China, Eritrea, Guyana, India, Mexico, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Switzerland, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, USA
Taxonomic statusSynonymus of Erinnyis oenotrus
Links and ReferencesErinnyis penaeus in bie.ala.org.au

Erinnyis penaeus
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 penaeus
AuthorFabricius, 1787

Keywords
ABCDEFGHIJKLM
NOPQRSTUVWXYZ
German Flag Erinnyis penaeus
 Arthropoda (Database)
 Contact
 Copyrights
 Distribution Tree
 Glossary
 Imprint
 New pictures
 Taxonomy Tree
 Unknown insects
 Unknown spiders