SPHINGIDAE
(hawk or sphinx moths, hawk-moth)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
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Species
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Subfamily 7 illustrated subtaxa 7 ident. refs
Adult - dorsal view (Click to view)
Species 1 ident. refs
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Species 1 ident. refs
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Subfamily 4 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Taxonomic hierarchy:
FamilySPHINGIDAE (hawk or sphinx moths, hawk-moth)
SuperfamilyBOMBYCOIDEA (silk moths, emperor etc.)
CladeMacrolepidoptera (macro-moths)
CladeObtectomera (butterflies and most moths)
CladeApoditrysia (butterflies and most moths)
InfraorderDitrysia (butterflies and most moths)
InfraorderHeteroneura (a suborder of moths and butterflies)
SuborderGLOSSATA (a suborder of moths)
OrderLEPIDOPTERA (butterflies and moths)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 11 general literature references relevant to SPHINGIDAE (hawk or sphinx moths, hawk-moth)

SPHINGIDAE (hawk or sphinx moths, hawk-moth) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 36 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for SPHINGIDAE (hawk or sphinx moths, hawk-moth)
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