Create an Account E-mail: Password: Recover password

Authors Contacts Get involved Русская версия


Acherontia styx Westwood, 1847

Имаго  Acherontia styx


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea family Sphingidae subfamily Sphinginae tribe Acherontiini genus Acherontia → species Acherontia styx

Species name(s)

Acherontia styx Westwood, 1847 = ariel Boisduval, [1875] = interrupta Closs, 1911 = obsoleta Schmidt, 1914 = Acherontia styx styx.


Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan.

Имаго  Acherontia styx

Detailed information with references


  • China, Taiwan, North Korea, South Korea, Japan, Vietnam and Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, the Philippines, the Moluccas Islands, Russia, [134]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.
  • In 2012, the fixed one individual from the Russian Far East. Rather migrants (Dubatolov and Yakovlev 2013). [134]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Subspecies Acherontia styx


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus, Yusri Syam.

Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.



Note: you should have a account to upload new topics and comments. Please, create an account or log in to add comments

20.03.2014 0:14, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan.

* Our website is multilingual. Some comments have been translated from other languages. international entomological community. Terms of use and publishing policy.

Project editor in chief and administrator: Peter Khramov.

Curators: Konstantin Efetov, Vasiliy Feoktistov, Svyatoslav Knyazev, Evgeny Komarov, Stan Korb, Alexander Zhakov.

Moderators: Vasiliy Feoktistov, Evgeny Komarov, Dmitriy Pozhogin, Alexandr Zhakov.

Thanks to all authors, who publish materials on the website.

© Insects catalog, 2007—2019.

Species catalog enables to sort by characteristics such as expansion, flight time, etc..

Photos of representatives Insecta.

Detailed insects classification with references list.

Few themed publications and a living blog.