Macroglossum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Macroglossum
Macroglossum gyrans by kadavoor.jpg
Macroglossum gyrans in Kadavoor, Kerala, India
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Subtribe: Macroglossina
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 family Sphingidae. The genus was erected by Giovanni Antonio Scopoli in 1777.

Species[edit]

Gallery[edit]

External links[edit]