Macroglossum

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Macroglossum
Macroglossum gyrans by kadavoor.jpg
M. gyrans in Kadavoor, Kerala, India
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Macroglossinae
Genus: Macroglossum
Scopoli, 1777
Species

113 see text.

Synonyms
  • Rhopalopsyche Butler, 1875
  • Rhamphoschisma Wallengren, 1858
  • Psithyros Hübner, 1819
  • Macroglossa Ochsenheimer, 1816
  • Macroglossa Boisduval, 1833
  • Bombylia Hübner, 1822
  • Bombylia Hübner, 1806
Macroglossum : View of the proboscis extended, which inspired the name of the animal. Literally the long tongue

Macroglossum is a genus of moths in the Sphingidae family.

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