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Acherontia styx(Westwood, 1884)

Image acquired with permission from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, United Kingdom.
Specimen collected by Wallace. Specimen locality: Sarawak
Label transcription: [Specimen imaged by Y.C. Ang, 2016 OX.UNI.MUS.NAT.HIST. (OUMNH). [AYC 316]] [Sarawak Wallace] [121] [C] [SARAWAK Ex Coll. (1830-73) W. W. Saunders. Presented 1873 by Mrs. F.W. Hope. m.s. locality by W.W.S.]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Sarawak.

Yuchen Ang
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Taxon Information

Insecta: Lepidoptera: Sphingididae: Sphingininae
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Acherontia styx
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Further Reading

Sphingidae (Hawk moths)