Sphinx (genus)

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Sphinx
Sphinx ligustri MHNT dos femelle.jpg
Sphinx ligustri - MHNT
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Sphinginae
Tribe: Sphingini
Genus: Sphinx
Linnaeus, 1758
Species

See text.

Synonyms
  • Spectrum Scopoli, 1777
  • Mesosphinx Cockerell, 1920
  • Lethia Hübner, 1819
  • Hyloicus Hübner, 1819
  • Hyloecus Kuznetsova, 1906
  • Hyloecus Agassiz, 1846
  • Herse Oken, 1815
  • Herse Agassiz, 1846
  • Gargantua Kirby, 1892

Sphinx is a genus of moths in the Sphingidae family, containing the following species: