Death’s-head hawkmoth (Acherontia styx)

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Death’s-head hawkmoth fact file

Death’s-head hawkmoth description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilySphingidae
GenusAcherontia (1)

Information on the death’s-head hawkmoth is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Death’s-head hawkmoth status

This species has yet to be assessed by the IUCN.

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References

  1. UNEP-WCMC Species Database (July, 2009)
    http://www.unep-wcmc.org/isdb/Taxonomy/
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Death's-head hawkmoth on a tree  
Death's-head hawkmoth on a tree

© Nick Moran

Nick Moran
nickmoran76@yahoo.co.uk
http://www.uaebirding.com

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