Hyles (moth)

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Hyles
Hyles gallii MHNT female.jpg
Hyles gallii - MHNT
Hummingbird-moth-caterpillar-hyles-lineata-larva.jpg
The larvae of this species are considered hornworms, in this case a hummingbird moth caterpillar, Hyles lineata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Macroglossinae
Genus: Hyles
Hübner, 1819
Species

See text.

Synonyms
  • Celerio Agassiz, 1846
  • Celerio Oken, 1815
  • Danneria Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
  • Eremohyles Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
  • Hawaiina Tutt, 1903
  • Hippohyles Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
  • Rommeliana Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
  • Surholtia Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
  • Thaumas Hübner, 1819
  • Turneria Tutt, 1903
  • Weismannia Tutt, 1904

Hyles is a genus of moths in the Sphingidae family.

Species[edit]