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Microclanis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Sphingidae
Scientific name  Microclanis erlangeri
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Species  M. erlangeri
Rank  Genus
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Microclanis is a genus of moths in the Sphingidae family, containing one species, Microclanis erlangeri, which is known from arid bush from central Tanzania to eastern and northern Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.

The length of the forewings is 23–26 mm for males and 25–30 mm for females which are generally larger, darker, more indistinctly marked and have more rounded wings.

References

Microclanis Wikipedia


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