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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Sphinginae > Sphingini > Acherontiina > Acherontia

Acherontia lachesis (Fabricius, 1798) – Greater Death’s Head Hawkmoth

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References:
  1. Pittaway, A.R.  & I.J. Kitching. Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic. Website accesed June 2015.
  2. OD: Sphinx lachesis Fabricius, 1798, Suppl. Ent. Syst.: 434. Type locality: "India orientali".

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Manoj P. & Sankararaman, H. 2021. Acherontia lachesis (Fabricius, 1798) – Greater Death’s Head Hawkmoth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/27611/Acherontia-lachesis
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