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Sphinx  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 188620

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                     FamilySphingidae Latreille, 1802 – hawk moths, hornworms, sphinx moths  
                                        SubfamilySphinginae Latreille, 1802  
                                           TribeSphingini Latreille, 1802  
                                              GenusSphinx Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Sphinx asellus (Rothschild and Jordan, 1903) – Asella Sphinx 
                                                 Species Sphinx canadensis Boisduval, 1875 – northern ash sphinx, sphinx du Canada, Canadian Sphinx 
                                                 Species Sphinx chersis (Hübner, 1823) – Great Ash Sphinx 
                                                 Species Sphinx chisoya (Schaus, 1932)  
                                                 Species Sphinx dollii Neumoegen, 1881  
                                                 Species Sphinx drupiferarum J. E. Smith, 1797 – plum tree sphinx, Wild Cherry Sphinx, plum sphinx, sphinx du cerisier 
                                                 Species Sphinx franckii Neumoegen, 1893 – Franck's Sphinx 
                                                 Species Sphinx gordius Cramer, 1779 – apple sphinx, sphinx du pommier 
                                                 Species Sphinx kalmiae J. E. Smith, 1797 – Laurel Sphinx, sphinx du laurier 
                                                 Species Sphinx leucophaeata Clemens, 1859  
                                                 Species Sphinx libocedrus H. Edwards, 1881 – Incense Cedar Sphinx 
                                                 Species Sphinx luscitiosa Clemens, 1859 – Clemen's Sphinx 
                                                 Species Sphinx perelegans H. Edwards, 1873 – Elegant Sphinx 
                                                 Species Sphinx poecila Stephens, 1828  
                                                 Species Sphinx sequoiae Boisduval, 1868 – Sequoia Sphinx 
                                                 Species Sphinx vashti Strecker, 1878 – Snowberry Sphinx 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sphinx   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Tuttle, James P.  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Hawk Moths of North America: A Natural History Study of the Sphingidae of the United States and Canada   
  Page(s): 253   
  Publisher: The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780979663307   
  Reference for: Sphinx   

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