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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: Sphingulini
Genus: Sphingulus
Species: Sphingulus mus
Sphingulus Staudinger, 1887

Sphingulus is a genus of moths in the family Sphingidae, containing only one species, Sphingulus mus, the murine hawkmoth.


Is found from the south-eastern part of the Russian Far East and the Korean Peninsula south into eastern China.[2]

The wingspan is 57–60 mm.

Sphingulus mus ♀

Sphingulus mus ♀ △


In northern China, there is one generation per year with adults on wing in May and June. In north-eastern China and the Russian Far East, there is probably partial second generation with adults on wing in July and August in some years. In Korea, adults have been recorded from June to July.

Larvae have been reared on Fraxinus species.

"CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Cate-sphingidae.org. Retrieved 2011-11-01.[permanent dead link]
Pittaway, A. R.; Kitching, I. J. (2018). "Sphingulus mus Staudinger, 1887 -- Murine hawkmoth". Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic. Retrieved December 17, 2018.

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