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Taxonomy for Sphingidae (Hawk Moths)
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
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Genera295
Species6.890
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:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesSphingidae in bie.ala.org.au
Sphingidae in afromoths.net
Sphingidae in faunaeur.org
Sphingidae in itis.gov
Sphingidae in dyntaxa.se
Sphingidae in Wikipedia (English)
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Subfamily    Acherontiinae
     0 species
Subfamily    Ambulicinae
     0 species
Subfamily    Macroglossinae (Harris, 1939) (Hawk Moths)
     108 genera, 3112 species
Subfamily    Philampelinae
     0 species
Subfamily    Smerinthiinae
     1 species
Subfamily    Smerinthinae (Grote & Robinson, 1865)
     81 genera, 1603 species
Subfamily    Sphingiinae
     1 species
Subfamily    Sphinginae (Latreille, 1802) (Hawk Moths)
     68 genera, 1351 species
Genus    Acanthospinx - 1 species
Genus    Acanthsopus - 0 species
Genus    Agnius - 1 species
Genus    Amblypterus (Smith, 1888) -> Amplypterus - 1 species
Genus    Ampeloeca (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903) -> Everyx - 2 species
Genus    Angouleme - 0 species
Genus    Aspledon (Boisduval, 1875) -> Lophuron - 4 species
Genus    Basiothea - 3 species
Genus    Cadiouclanis (Eitschberger, 2007) - 1 species
Genus    Calasymbolus (Grote, 1873) -> Paonias - 3 species
Genus    Calloinima - 1 species
Genus    Cauthetia - 3 species
Genus    Cercopis (Fabricius, 1775) - 318 species
Genus    Chlaenogramma (Smith, 1887) -> Manduca - 3 species
Genus    Coquesa - 1 species
Genus    Cypraea - 1 species
Genus    Dargeclanis (Eitschberger, 2007) - 4 species
Genus    Diludia (Grote & Robinson, 1865) -> Psilogramma - 1 species
Genus    Eupyrroglossum - 1 species
Genus    Gnathostypsis (Wallengren, 1858) -> Theretra - 1 species
Genus    Gonenyo (Butler, 1876) -> Callenyo - 2 species
Genus    Haemaris - 0 species
Genus    Haemorrhagia (Grote & Robinson, 1865) -> Cochrania - 6 species
Genus    Herse (Agassiz, 1846) -> Agrius - 2 species
Genus    Heteroplanes - 1 species
Genus    Hyloicus (Linnaeus, 1758) -> Psilogramma - 36 species
Genus    Hypaedalia - 1 species
Genus    Kentochrysalis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903) - 1 species
Genus    Lethia (Hübner, 1819) -> Hyloicus - 1 species
Genus    Linneria (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903) -> Sphinx - 0 species
Genus    Meganotum - 1 species
Genus    Micro (Gonzalez-sponga, 1987) - 1 species
Genus    Mioclanis (Zhang, Sun & Zhang, 1994) - 1 species
Genus    Morcocytius - 1 species
Genus    Negurelca - 1 species
Genus    Oxyambulyx (Westwood, 1847) -> Ambulyx - 2 species
Genus    Pacysphinx - 1 species
Genus    Panacra (Walker, 1856) -> Hippotion - 9 species
Genus    Periginia - 2 species
Genus    Philampelus (Harris, 1839) -> Eumorpha - 1 species
Genus    Pholus (Hubner, 1819) -> Eumorpha - 12 species
Genus    Polypytychopsis - 2 species
Genus    Protoparce (Burmeister, 1855) -> Manduca - 33 species
Genus    Pseudococytius - 1 species
Genus    Pseudocytius - 1 species
Genus    Pseudophinx (Burmeister, 1855) -> Pseudosphinx - 1 species
Genus    Rhadinipasa - 1 species
Genus    Rhamphoschisma (Wallengren, 1858) -> Rhopalopsyche - 1 species
Genus    Sphingaenopiopsis - 1 species
Genus    Sphingides (Latreille, 1802) - 0 species
Genus    Sphongophoriella (Becker-migdisova, 1958) - 1 species
Genus    Spingonaepiopsis - 2 species
Genus    Timoria (Kaye, 1919) -> Agrius - 1 species
Genus    Tiphia (Fabricius, 1775) - 338 species
Genus    Tiphiodes (Brèthes, 1913) -> Tiphia - 0 species
Genus    Triptogon (Ménétriés, 1857) -> Enyo - 6 species
Genus    Xylphanes - 1 species
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Last pictures of Sphingidae (Hawk Moths)
Suche: Agrius convolvuli - Rear view
Agrius convolvuli - Rear view
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Suche: Morning Glory Sphinx Moth
Morning Glory Sphinx Moth
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Suche: Sweet-potato Hawkmoth
Sweet-potato Hawkmoth
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Suche: Convolvulus Hawk-moth
Convolvulus Hawk-moth
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Suche: Agrius convolvuli
Agrius convolvuli
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Suche: Convolvulus Hawk-moth - Agrius convolvuli
Convolvulus Hawk-moth - Agrius convolvuli
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Suche: Hummingbird hawk-moth - top view - buzzing over blossom
Hummingbird hawk-moth - top view - buzzing over blossom
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Suche: Hummingbird hawk-moth - side face
Hummingbird hawk-moth - side face
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Suche: Macroglossum stellatarum - sucker inside blossom
Macroglossum stellatarum - sucker inside blossom
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Suche: Hummingbird hawk-moth - Macroglossum stellatarum - in flight
Hummingbird hawk-moth - Macroglossum stellatarum - in flight
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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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