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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Bombycoidea

Familia: Sphingidae
Subfamilia: Smerinthinae
Tribus: Smerinthini
Genus: Daphnusa
Species: D. ailanti – D. fruhstorferi – D. haxairei – D. ocellaris – D. philippinensis – D. sinocontinentalis – D. zythum

Daphnusa Walker, 1856

Type species: Daphnusa ocellaris Walker, 1856 by subsequent designation by Rothschild & Jordan, 1903: 283
Primary references

Walker, F. 1856. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VIII. Sphingidae. British Museum (Natural History), London. 1–271. BHL Reference page.

Additional references

Brechlin, R. 2009a. Notes on the genus Daphnusa Walker, 1856 with the description of two new species (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). Entomo-satsphingia 2(2): 11–17. Reference page.
Cadiou, J.-H. & Holloway, J.D. 1989: Endemic Sphingidae from Sulawesi (Lepidoptera). Lambillionea, 89(9-12): 130–158. Reference page.
Haxaire, J. & Melichar, T. 2009. Un nouveau Sphingidae asiatique: Daphnusa zythum sp. n. (Lepidoptera Sphingidae). The European Entomologist 1(3-4): 79–86. Reference page.
Hogenes, W. & Treadaway, C.G. 1998. The Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) of the Philippines. Nachrichten des entomologischen Vereins Apollo Supplement 17: 17–132. Full article (PDF). Reference page.
Melichar, T. & Řezáč, M. 2014b. A new species of the genus Daphnusa Walker, 1856 (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae) from northern India. The European Entomologist 6(3): 189–197. full article (PDF). Reference page.

Daphnusa is a genus of moths in the family Sphingidae erected by Francis Walker in 1856.[1]

Daphnusa ailanti (Boisduval, 1875)
Daphnusa ocellaris Walker, 1856
Daphnusa philippinensis Brechlin, 2009
Daphnusa sinocontinentalis Brechlin, 2009
Daphnusa zythum Haxaire & Melichar, 2009


Savela, Markku. "Daphnusa Walker, 1856". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved December 12, 2018.

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