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Database


 

Taxonomy

Accepted name

Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus 1758)

Taxonomic rank

Species

Taxonomic status

valid

Taxonomic comment

Taxonomic identifier

urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:443841


Nomenclature and Synonyms

Genus group name(s)

Taxonomic comment

Acherontia Laspeyres 1809 [genus]

= Atropos Agassiz 1846

A junior homonym of Atropos Leach 1815 (Insecta: Psocoptera). A junior objective synoynm of Acherontia Laspeyres.

= Brachyglossa Boisduval 1928

Species group name(s)

Original genus

Taxonomic comment

atropos Linnaeus 1758 [species]

Sphinx

= sculda Kirby 1877

Acherontia


Taxonomic Hierarchy

Rank

Name

Kingdom

Animalia

Subkingdom

Eumetazoa

Phylum

Arthropoda

Subphylum

Hexapoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Superfamily

Bombycoidea

Family

Sphingidae

Subfamily

Sphinginae

Tribe

Acherontiini

Genus

Acherontia

Species

atropos



Distribution

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Experts

Name

Fauna Europaea status

Karsholt, Dr Ole & van Nieukerken, Dr Erik J.

group coordinator

Kitching, Dr Ian

taxonomic specialist

Corley, Martin

associate specialist

de Prins, Willy

associate specialist

Huemer, Dr Peter

associate specialist

Jensen, Jens-Kjeld

associate specialist

Kullberg, Jaakko

associate specialist

Olafsson, Erling

associate specialist

Ronkay, Laszlo

associate specialist

Sammut, Paul M.

associate specialist

Tokar, Zdenko

associate specialist


References

Accepted name:

Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus 1758)

no references present in the database for this name

Genus synonyms:

= Atropos Agassiz 1846

no references present in the database for this name

= Brachyglossa Boisduval 1928

no references present in the database for this name

Species synonyms:

= sculda Kirby 1877

no references present in the database for this name




 

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