Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802)

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Family Synonyms

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Subfamilies

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Macroglossinae Harris, 1839 Subfamily  
Smerinthinae Grote & Robinson, 1865 Subfamily  
Sphinginae Latreille, 1802 Subfamily  

Genera

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Acanthosphinx Aurivillius, 1892 Synonym of genus Aurivillius C. 1892. Verzeichniss einer von Herrn Fritz Theorin aus Gabon und dem Gebiete des Camerunflusses heimgebrachten Schmetterlings-Sammlung. II. Heterocera. - Entomologisk Tidskrift 13:181–200.
Acentropoclanis Strand, 1915 Synonym of genus Strand E. 1915h. Einige exotische, insbesondere afrikanische Heterocera. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 81 (A)(2):129–134.
Acherontia Laspeyres, 1809 Genus  
Afroclanis Carcasson, 1968 Genus  
Afrogramma Eitschberger & Melichar, 2016 Genus Eitschberger U. & Melichar T. 2016. Revision und Neugliederung aller Arten, die momentan in der Gattung Macropoliana auct. (nec Carcasson, 1968) vereint, zusammengefaßt sind. - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 71:1–639.
Afrophlebia Eitschberger, 2003 Synonym of genus  
Afrosataspes Basquin & Cadiou, 1986 Genus Basquin P. & Cadiou J.-M. 1986. Un nouveau genre de Sphingidae d'Afrique Centrale, Afrosataspes (Lepidoptera). - Lambillionea 106(11–12):127–130.
Afrosphinx Carcasson, 1968 Genus  
Agrius Hübner, 1819 Genus  
Andriasa Walker, 1856 Genus  
Antinephele Holland, 1889 Genus Holland W. J. 1889. Contributions to a knowledge of the Lepidoptera of West Africa. Paper II. List of African Sphingidae received during the years 1887 and 1888. - Transactions of the American Entomological Society 16:55–70, pls. 2–4.
Aspledon Boisduval, 1875 Synonym of genus  
Atemnora Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Atropos Agassiz, 1846 Synonym of genus  
Atropos Oken, 1815 Unavailable name  
Avinoffia Clark, 1929 Synonym of genus Clark B. P. 1929. Sundry notes on Sphingidae, descriptions of sixteen new species, and of one new genus. - Proceedings of the New England Zoological Club 11:7–24.
Basiothea Butler, 1876 Unavailable name  
Basiothia Walker, 1856 Genus Walker F. 1856b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VIII.– Sphingidae. - — 8:i–iv, 1–271.
Batocnema Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Bombylia Hübner, 1822 Synonym of genus  
Bombylia Hübner, 1806 Unavailable name  
Brachyglossa Boisduval, 1828 Synonym of genus  
Cadiouclanis Eitschberger, 2007 Synonym of genus Eitschberger U. 2007b. Die Gattung Pseudoclanis Rothschild, 1894. Vorläufige Revision mit Neugliederung der Arten in bekannte und neue Gattungen (Lepidoprtera, Sphingidae). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 60:86–152, pls. 13–23, 25A.
Callosphingia Rothschild & Jordan, 1916 Genus  
Carcassonia Eitschberger & Melichar, 2016 Synonym of genus Eitschberger U. & Melichar T. 2016. Revision und Neugliederung aller Arten, die momentan in der Gattung Macropoliana auct. (nec Carcasson, 1968) vereint, zusammengefaßt sind. - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 71:1–639.
Celerio Oken, 1815 Unavailable name  
Celerio Agassiz, 1846 Synonym of genus  
Centroctena Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Cephanodes Stephens, 1835 Unavailable name  
Cephnodes Dudgeon, 1898 Unavailable name  
Cephonodes Hübner, 1819 Genus  
Ceridia Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Chaerocina Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Chlorina Guenée, 1862 Unavailable name Guenée A. M. 1862. Lépidoptères. – In: Maillard, L., Notes sur l'île de la Réunion (Bourbon) (Annexe G). - — :1–72; pls. 12–13.
Chloroclanis Carcasson, 1968 Genus Carcasson R. H. 1968. Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. - Journal of the East Africa Natural History and National Museum 26(3):1–148, pls. 1–17.
Coelonia Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Covelliana Eitschberger & Melichar, 2016 Genus Eitschberger U. & Melichar T. 2016. Revision und Neugliederung aller Arten, die momentan in der Gattung Macropoliana auct. (nec Carcasson, 1968) vereint, zusammengefaßt sind. - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 71:1–639.
Danneria Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998 Synonym of genus  
Daphnis Hübner, 1819 Genus  
Dargeclanis Eitschberger, 2007 Synonym of genus Eitschberger U. 2007b. Die Gattung Pseudoclanis Rothschild, 1894. Vorläufige Revision mit Neugliederung der Arten in bekannte und neue Gattungen (Lepidoprtera, Sphingidae). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 60:86–152, pls. 13–23, 25A.
Deilephila sensu auct. Synonym of genus  
Deilonche Grote, 1886 Synonym of genus  
Devitzia Holland, 1889 Synonym of genus Holland W. J. 1889. Contributions to a knowledge of the Lepidoptera of West Africa. Paper II. List of African Sphingidae received during the years 1887 and 1888. - Transactions of the American Entomological Society 16:55–70, pls. 2–4.
Dewitzia Holland, 1893 Unavailable name Holland W. J. 1893f. New exotic Lepidoptera. - Entomological News 4(10):337–344, pl. 15.
Dilonche Kirby, 1897 Synonym of genus  
Diodosida Walker, 1856 Synonym of genus Walker F. 1856b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VIII.– Sphingidae. - — 8:i–iv, 1–271.
Dovania Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1903a. A revision of the lepidopterous family Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 9(Supplement):i–cxxxv, 1–972, pls. 1–67.
Ellenbeckia Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Eremohyles Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998 Synonym of genus  
Euchloron Boisduval, 1875 Genus  
Euclea Boisduval, 1875 Unavailable name  
Eulophura Holland, 1889 Synonym of genus Holland W. J. 1889. Contributions to a knowledge of the Lepidoptera of West Africa. Paper II. List of African Sphingidae received during the years 1887 and 1888. - Transactions of the American Entomological Society 16:55–70, pls. 2–4.
Falcatula Carcasson, 1968 Genus  
Florina Tutt, 1903 Synonym of genus  
Gnathostypsis Wallengren, 1858 Synonym of genus Wallengren H. D. J. 1858. Nye Fjäril-slägten. - Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 15:75–84, 135–142, 209–215.
Grillotius Rougeot, 1973 Genus  
Gurelca Kirby, 1880 Synonym of genus  
Gynoeryx Carcasson, 1968 Genus Carcasson R. H. 1968. Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. - Journal of the East Africa Natural History and National Museum 26(3):1–148, pls. 1–17.
Gynoeryx Guenée, 1865 Unavailable name  
Hathia Moore, 1882 Synonym of genus  
Hawaiiana Swezey, 1944 Unavailable name  
Hawaiina Tutt, 1903 Synonym of genus  
Hippohyles Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998 Synonym of genus  
Hippotion Hübner, 1819 Genus  
Histriosphinx Varis, 1976 Synonym of genus  
Hoplisthopus Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Unavailable name  
Hoplistopus Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Hyles Hübner, 1819 Genus  
Hypaedalea Butler, 1877 Genus Butler A. G. 1877i. Descriptions of a new genus and two new species of Sphingidae, with general remarks on the family. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1877(4):395–399, pl. 9.
Indiaphlebia Eitschberger, 2003 Synonym of genus  
Isoples Hübner, 1819 Synonym of genus  
Larunda Kernbach, 1954 Unavailable name Kernbach K. 1954. Larunda n. gen. Eine neue afrikanische Sphingiden-Gattung. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 50(3–4):216–220.
Leptoclanis Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Leucophlebia Westwood, 1847 Genus Westwood J. O. 1847. The Cabinet of Oriental Entomology: being a selection of some of the rarer and more beautiful species of insects, natives of India and the adjacent islands, the greater portion of which are now for the first time discribed and figured. - — :1–88, pls 1–42.
Leucostrophus Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Libyoclanis Rothschild & Jordan, 1906 Synonym of genus Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1906a. New Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 13(1):178–185.
Likoma Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Lilina Tutt, 1903 Synonym of genus  
Litosphingia Jordan, 1920 Genus Jordan K. 1920d. On some African Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 27:510–512.
Lomocyma Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1903a. A revision of the lepidopterous family Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 9(Supplement):i–cxxxv, 1–972, pls. 1–67.
Lophostethus Butler, 1876 Genus  
Lophura Herrich-Schäffer, 1854 Unavailable name  
Lophura Walker, 1856 Unavailable name  
Lophuron Wallengren, 1865 Synonym of genus  
Lycosphingia Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Synonym of genus Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1903a. A revision of the lepidopterous family Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 9(Supplement):i–cxxxv, 1–972, pls. 1–67.
Maassenia Saalmüller, 1884 Genus Saalmüller M. 1884. Lepidopteren von Madagascar. Erste Abtheilung. Rhopalocera, Heterocera: Sphinges et Bombyces. - — :1–246, pls 1–6.
Macroglossa Ochsenheimer, 1816 Synonym of genus  
Macroglossa Boisduval, 1833 Unavailable name  
Macroglossum Scopoli, 1777 Genus Scopoli I. A. 1777. Introductio ad historiam naturalem sistens genera lapidum, plantarum, et animalium: hactenus detecta, caracteribus essentialibus donata, in tribus divisa, subinde ad leges naturae. - — :1–506.
Macroglossus Neave, 1940 Unavailable name  
Macropoliana Carcasson, 1968 Genus Carcasson R. H. 1968. Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. - Journal of the East Africa Natural History and National Museum 26(3):1–148, pls. 1–17.
Malgassoclanis Carcasson, 1968 Genus  
Manduca Hübner, 1806 Unavailable name  
Maussenia Saalmüller, 1884 Unavailable name Saalmüller M. 1884. Lepidopteren von Madagascar. Erste Abtheilung. Rhopalocera, Heterocera: Sphinges et Bombyces. - — :1–246, pls 1–6.
Microclanis Carcasson, 1968 Genus Carcasson R. H. 1968. Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. - Journal of the East Africa Natural History and National Museum 26(3):1–148, pls. 1–17.
Microsphinx Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Neoclanis Carcasson, 1968 Genus  
Neopolyptychus Carcasson, 1968 Genus Carcasson R. H. 1968. Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. - Journal of the East Africa Natural History and National Museum 26(3):1–148, pls. 1–17.
Neopterodonta Eitschberger, 1999 Synonym of genus  
Nephele Hübner, 1819 Genus  
Nephile Butler, 1879 Unavailable name  
Ocyton Boisduval, 1875 Synonym of genus  
Odontosida Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Oligographa Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Oplerclanis Eitschberger, 2007 Genus Eitschberger U. 2007b. Die Gattung Pseudoclanis Rothschild, 1894. Vorläufige Revision mit Neugliederung der Arten in bekannte und neue Gattungen (Lepidoprtera, Sphingidae). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 60:86–152, pls. 13–23, 25A.
Oreus Hübner, 1819 Synonym of genus  
Orneus Hübner, 1824 Synonym of genus  
Panacra Walker, 1856 Synonym of genus  
Panogena Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Pantophaea Jordan, 1946 Genus  
Pemba Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Unavailable name  
Phylloxiphia Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1903a. A revision of the lepidopterous family Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 9(Supplement):i–cxxxv, 1–972, pls. 1–67.
Pierreclanis Eitschberger, 2007 Synonym of genus Eitschberger U. 2007b. Die Gattung Pseudoclanis Rothschild, 1894. Vorläufige Revision mit Neugliederung der Arten in bekannte und neue Gattungen (Lepidoprtera, Sphingidae). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 60:86–152, pls. 13–23, 25A.
Platysphinx Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Poliana Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1903a. A revision of the lepidopterous family Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 9(Supplement):i–cxxxv, 1–972, pls. 1–67.
Poliodes Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Polyptychoides Carcasson, 1968 Synonym of genus Carcasson R. H. 1968. Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. - Journal of the East Africa Natural History and National Museum 26(3):1–148, pls. 1–17.
Polyptychopsis Carcasson, 1968 Synonym of genus Carcasson R. H. 1968. Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. - Journal of the East Africa Natural History and National Museum 26(3):1–148, pls. 1–17.
Polyptychus Hübner, 1819 Genus  
Potidaea Wallengren, 1858 Synonym of genus Wallengren H. D. J. 1858. Nye Fjäril-slägten. - Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 15:75–84, 135–142, 209–215.
Praedora Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Pseudandriasa Carcasson, 1968 Genus  
Pseudenyo Holland, 1889 Genus Holland W. J. 1889. Contributions to a knowledge of the Lepidoptera of West Africa. Paper II. List of African Sphingidae received during the years 1887 and 1888. - Transactions of the American Entomological Society 16:55–70, pls. 2–4.
Pseudoclanis Rothschild, 1894 Genus Rothschild W. 1894. Notes on Sphingidae, with descriptions of new species. - Novitates Zoologicae 1:65–98, pls 5–7.
Pseudopolyptychus Carcasson, 1968 Genus  
Pseudosmerinthus Butler, 1876 Synonym of genus  
Psithyros Hübner, 1819 Synonym of genus  
Pterodonta Austaut, 1905 Unavailable name  
Ramphoschisma Wallengren, 1863 Unavailable name  
Rasphele Boisduval, 1875 Unavailable name  
Regia Tutt, 1903 Synonym of genus  
Rhadinopasa Karsch, 1891 Genus Karsch F. 1891a. Neue Sphingiden aus Afrika. - Entomologische Nachrichten 17(1):11–16, pl. 1.
Rhagastis Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Rhamphoschisma Wallengren, 1858 Synonym of genus Wallengren H. D. J. 1858. Nye Fjäril-slägten. - Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 15:75–84, 135–142, 209–215.
Rhodafra Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Rhopalopsyche Butler, 1875 Synonym of genus  
Rommeliana Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998 Synonym of genus  
Rufoclanis Carcasson, 1968 Genus  
Sphingonaepeopsis Tutt, 1904 Unavailable name  
Sphingonaepiopsis Wallengren, 1858 Genus Wallengren H. D. J. 1858. Nye Fjäril-slägten. - Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 15:75–84, 135–142, 209–215.
Surholtia Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998 Synonym of genus  
Taboribia Strand, 1910 Genus Strand E. 1910g. Eine neue Sphingidengattung aus Afrika. - Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique 54:228–230.
Temnora Walker, 1856 Genus Walker F. 1856b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VIII.– Sphingidae. - — 8:i–iv, 1–271.
Temnoripais Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus  
Thaiphlebia Eitschberger, 2003 Synonym of genus  
Thaumas Hübner, 1819 Synonym of genus  
Theretra Hübner, 1819 Genus  
Timoria Kaye, 1919 Synonym of genus  
Turneria Tutt, 1903 Unavailable name  
Typhosia Rothschild & Jordan, 1906 Synonym of genus Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1906b. Some new Sphingidae in the British Museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 13:406–407.
Viriclanis Aarvik, 1999 Genus Aarvik L. 1999. A new genus and species of Hawk Moths [sic] from Africa (Lep. Sphingidae). - Lambillionea 99(2):190–192.
Weismannia Tutt, 1904 Synonym of genus  
Xanthopan Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Genus Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1903a. A revision of the lepidopterous family Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 9(Supplement):i–cxxxv, 1–972, pls. 1–67.
Xenosphingia Jordan, 1920 Genus Jordan K. 1920c. Some new African Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 27:167–170.
Xylophanes Hübner, 1819 Genus  
Zonilia Walker, 1856 Synonym of genus Walker F. 1856b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VIII.– Sphingidae. - — 8:i–iv, 1–271.