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Subfamily Sphinginae

Elm Sphinx - Ceratomia amyntor Agrius cingulata  - Agrius cingulata Pawpaw Sphinx  - Dolba hyloeus large moth II. - Sphinx chersis Ceratomia catalpae  - Ceratomia catalpae Texas SE Gulf Coast - Agrius cingulata moth - Dolba hyloeus Moth - Sphinx dollii
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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.