Taxon profile


hawk moths
Sphingidae Latreille, 1802

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  superfamily Bombycoidea


Hemaris fuciformis - Broad-bordered Bee Hawk-moth

Hemaris fuciformis - Broad-bordered Bee Hawk-moth

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Deilephila elpenor - Elephant Hawk-moth

Deilephila elpenor - Elephant Hawk-moth

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Functions restricted to taxon Sphingidae


Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subfamily Smerinthinae Grote & Robinson, 1865
subfamily Sphinginae Latreille, 1802
subfamily Macroglossinae Harris, 1839
subfamily Langiinae Tutt, 1904

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [f418bd33-0f7d-49f5-9155-d2c6a5989287]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Sphingidae]
Data retrieved on: 21 February 2014
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Sphingidae]

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