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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Sphinginae
Tribe: Sphingini
Genus: Sphingidites
Kernbach, 1967[1]
  • Sphingidites weidneri Kernbach, 1967

Sphingidites is an extinct genus of moths in the Sphingidae family, containing one species, Sphingidites weidneri. It is a compression fossil of a prepupal larva. The fossil was found in Germany and was dated to the Pliocene.


  1. ^ "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Cate-sphingidae.org. Retrieved 2011-11-01.