Macroglossinae (Lepidoptera)

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For the subfamily of megabats, see Macroglossinae (Chiroptera).
Macroglossinae
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Hummingbird hawk moth
Macroglossum stellatarum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
(unranked): Macrolepidoptera
Superfamily: Bombycoidea
Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Macroglossinae
Harris, 1839
Type species
Macroglossum stellatarum
Linnaeus, 1758
Diversity
86 genera,
roughly 733 species

The Macroglossinae are a sub-family of Sphingidae moths in the order Lepidoptera. The subfamily is divided into three tribes: Dilophonotini, Macroglossini and Philampelini.

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