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Subfamily Sphinginae

Parasitic Wasp Victim: Catalpa Moth - Ceratomia catalpae Black hornworm - Manduca rustica Ceratomia catalpae - Catalpa Sphinx - Ceratomia catalpae big green cat - Manduca rustica Lapara coniferarum Sphinx kalmiae Apple Sphnix - Sphinx gordius northern pine sphinx - Lapara bombycoides
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths)
Family Sphingidae (Sphinx Moths)
Subfamily Sphinginae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sphinginae Latreille, [1802]
Explanation of Names
Sphinginae from the type genus Sphinx (Linnaeus), for the Egyptian Sphinx.
Numbers
All North American genera in this subfamily belong to the tribe Sphingini. 50 species in 12 genera in North America.