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Acherontia styx medusa  Moore, 1858
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1156454

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                  SuperfamilyBombycoidea   
                                     FamilySphingidae Latreille, 1802 – hawk moths, hornworms, sphinx moths  
                                        SubfamilySphinginae Latreille, 1802  
                                           TribeAcherontiini Boisduval, 1875  
                                              GenusAcherontia Laspeyres, 1809 – death's head hawkmoths  
                                                 SpeciesAcherontia styx Westwood, 1847 – lesser death's head hawkmoth  
                                                    SubspeciesAcherontia styx medusa Moore, 1858  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kitching, Ian J.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogeny of the death's head hawkmoths, Acherontia [Laspeyres], and related genera (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae: Sphinginae: Acherontiini)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematic Entomology, vol. 28, no. 1   
  Page(s): 71-88   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1365-3113   
  Notes: doi: 10.1046/j.1365-3113.2003.00199.x   
  Reference for: Acherontia styx medusa   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Leong, Tzi Ming, and Vilma D'Rozario  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Final instar caterpillars and metamorphosis of Acherontia lachensis (Fabricius, 1798 (in Singapore) (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae: Sphiginae: Acherontiini)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Nature in Singapore, vol. 4   
  Page(s): 101-114   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 2010-0515   
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
       
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