Ambulyx lestradei

Ambulyx lestradei

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Bombycoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Bombycoidea

Familia: Sphingidae
Subfamilia: Smerinthinae
Tribus: Ambulycini
Genus: Ambulyx
Species: Ambulyx lestradei

NameEdit

Ambulyx lestradei Cadiou, 1998

Type locality: S. Sri Lanka, Yala National Park, sea level.

Holotype: Coll. Cadiou. male ♂. 2-6.XII.1985. legit C. Lestrade.

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

  • Cadiou, J.M. 1998. A new Ambulyx from Sri Lanka, and two new Macroglossum, one from Sulawesi and one from Halmai-Jera (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae). Lambillionea 98(3): 441–444. Reference page

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Sri Lankan gliding hawkmoth