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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: Sphinginae
Tribus: Pentateuchini
Genus: Pentateucha
Species: P. curiosa – P. ida – P. inouei – P. stueningi

Pentateucha Swinhoe, 1908

Type species: Pentateucha curiosa Charles Swinhoe, 1908 by monotypy.

Pentateucha stueningi JH004 female up edi

Pentateucha stueningi

Additional references

Haxaire, J. & Minet, J. 2017. The systematic position of Pentateucha, Monarda and a Malagasy taxon misplaced in Smerinthinae (Lepidoptera Sphingidae Sphinginae). Antenor 4(2): 107-113. Reference page.
Kitching, I.J. , M. Owada & R. Brechlin, 1997: A revision of the genus Pentateucha (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae), with the description of two new species from eastern China and Taiwan. Tinea 15(2): 79–93.

Pentateucha is a genus of moths in the family Sphingidae. The genus was erected by Charles Swinhoe in 1908.[1]

Pentateucha curiosa C. Swinhoe, 1908
Pentateucha inouei Owada & Brechlin, 1997
Pentateucha stueningi Owada & Kitching, 1997


Savela, Markku. "Pentateucha Swinhoe, 1908". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved December 20, 2018.

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