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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: Ambulycini
Genus: Orecta
Species: O. acuminata – O. comus – O. fruhstorferi – O. lycidas – O. titana – O. tithonus – O. venedictoffae
Name

Orecta Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

Type species: Ambulyx lycidas Boisduval, 1875
References

Cadiou, J.M. 1995. Seven new species of Sphingidae (Lepidoptera). Lambillionea 95(4): 499–515. Reference page.
Haxaire, J. 2013. Description de cinq nouveaux Sphingidae néotropicaux et asiatiques (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae) et notes sur Nyceryx riscus (Schaus, 1890). The European Entomologist 5(2): 25–43. Reference page.
Mielke, C.G.C. & Haxaire, J., 2013: A Hawk Moths fauna of southern Maranhão state, Brazil, with description of a new species of Orecta Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 and the female of Nyceryx mielkei Haxaire, 2009 (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo, NF 34 (3): 109–116.

Orecta is a genus of moths in the family Sphingidae first described by Walter Rothschild and Karl Jordan in 1903.[1]
Species

Orecta acuminata Clark 1923
Orecta fruhstorferi Clark 1916
Orecta lycidas (Boisduval 1875)
Orecta venedictoffae Cadiou 1995

References

Savela, Markku. "Orecta Rothschild & Jordan, 1903". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved December 11, 2018.

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