Theretra alecto

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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: Crustacea
Superclassis: Allotriocarida
Classis: 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: Macroglossinae
Tribus: Macroglossini
Subtribus: Choerocampina
Genus: Theretra
Species: Theretra alecto


Theretra alecto (Linnaeus, 1758)



Primary referencesEdit

  • Walker, F. 1856. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VIII. Sphingidae. British Museum (Natural History), London. 1–271. BHL Reference page

Additional referencesEdit

  • Kirby, W. F., 1892. Sphinges and Bombyces. A synonymical catalogue of the Lepidoptera Heterocera. 1. 951pp.. Gurney & Jackson, London. BHL. Reference page

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