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Death's-head Hawk-moth
Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Sphingidae - hawk moths »  genus Acherontia

Scientific synonyms

Sphinx atropos Linnaeus, 1758 o
Acherontia sculda Kirby, 1877
Atropos solani Oken, 1815

Type taxon of:Acherontia Laspeyres, 1809 (Sphinx atropos Linnaeus, 1758)

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Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [http://www.lepidoptera.wz.cz/] [as Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [443841]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Acherontia atropos]

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