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Cephonodes armatus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Sphingidae
Scientific name  Cephonodes armatus
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Cephonodes
Rank  Species
Similar  Cephonodes picus, Cephonodes kingii, Cephonodes, Macroglossinae, Cephonodes hylas

Cephonodes armatus is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from Fiji and the northern Mariana Islands.

The upperside is deep green. It is similar to Cephonodes janus janus but abdominal segments five and six each have a small lateral red spot, or segment five has a complete red belt. The underside of the abdomen is yellow, greyish medially and laterally reddish. The forewing upperside has a marginal band.

Subspecies

  • Cephonodes armatus armatus (Fiji)
  • Cephonodes armatus marianna Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 (Mariana Islands)
  • References

    Cephonodes armatus Wikipedia


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