The PEDIGREE of
Tribe Sphingini

 "Child(ren)":       Genus Xanthopan (African hawk moth)   ;   pawpaw sphinx   ;   Manduca (tomato hornworm : ash sphinx : etc.)   ;   39 genera altogether
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/-- Class Insecta   +====> [ 71]
/-- Subclass Pterygota (winged insects)
/-- Infraclass Neoptera
/-- Superorder Endopterygota
/-- Supraorder Mercopteroidae (Flies, Moths, etc.)
/-- Order Lepidoptera (Moths & Butterflies)
/-- Suborder Glossata
/-- Infraorder Heteroneura
/-- Parvorder/Division Ditrysia
/-- Microorder Apoditrysia
/-- Phalanx Obtectomera
/-- Section Macrolepidoptera
/-- Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silk moths & Hawk moths)
/-- Family Sphingidae (Sphinx moths, Hawk moths, & Hornworms)
/-- Subfamily Sphinginae
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- Tribe Sphingini
 

 
  ``Grandchild:''       Morgan's sphinx moth
 

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