04 January 2013

Hippotion celerio – Vine Hawk-Moth

Domain: Eukaryota Whittaker & Margulis, 1978eukaryotes, organisms whose cells contain complex structures enclosed within membranes.

Kingdom: Animalia Linnaeus, 1758animals, a major group of multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia or Metazoa. 

Phylum: Arthropoda Latreille, 1829arthropods, invertebrate animals having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed appendages

Subphylum: Hexapoda Latreille, 1825hexapods, arthropods having a consolidated thorax with three pairs of legs.

Class: Insecta Linnaeus, 1758 insects, hexapods having a chitinous exoskeleton, a three-part body (head, thorax and abdomen), three pairs of jointed legs, compound eyes and one pair of antennae.

Subclass: Pterygota Lang, 1888winged insects, includes insect orders that are secondarily wingless (that is, insect groups whose ancestors once had wings but that have lost them as a result of subsequent evolution).

Infraclass: Neoptera Wulp, 1890 – winged insects that can flex their wings over their abdomens.

Superorder: Endopterygota Sharp, 1898 – also known as Holometabola, are insects which go through distinctive larval, pupal, and adult stages. They undergo a radical metamorphosis, with the larval and adult stages differing considerably in their structure and behaviour. This is called holometabolism, or complete metamorphism.

Order: Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758moths and butterflies

Superfamily: Bombycoidea Latreille, 1802 – It contains the silk moths, emperor moths, sphinx moths and relatives. Their larvae exhibit horns.

Family: Sphingidae Latreille, 1802 – commonly known as hawk moths, sphinx moths and hornworms.

Subfamily: Macroglossinae Harris, 1839 – it is divided into three tribes: Dilophonotini, Macroglossini and Philampelini.

Tribe: Macroglossini Harris, 1839

Genus: Hippotion Hübner, 1819

Species: Hippotion celerio (Linnaeus, 1758)Silver-striped Hawk-Moth, Vine Hawk-Moth

Synonyms: Sphinx celerio Linnaeus, 1758Sphinx tisiphone Linnaeus, 1758Phalaena inquilinus Harris, 1780Elpenor phoenix Oken, 1815Deilephila albolineata Montrousier, 1864Hippotion ocys Hübner, 1819Hippotion celerio unicolor Tutt, 1904Hippotion celerio sieberti (Closs, 1910)Hippotion celerio rosea (Closs, 1911)Hippotion celerio pallida Tutt, 1904Hippotion celerio luecki Closs, 1912Hippotion celerio brunnea Tutt, 1904Deilephila celerio augustii (Trimoulet, 1858)

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References:

  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eukaryota
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal
  3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthropod
  4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hexapoda
  5. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insect
  6. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pterygota
  7. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neoptera
  8. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endopterygota
  9. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lepidoptera
  10. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombycoidea
  11. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphingidae
  12. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macroglossinae_%28Lepidoptera%29
  13. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macroglossini
  14. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippotion
  15. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippotion_celerio

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