Sphingoidea

Sphingoidea

[sfiŋ′gȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of Lepidoptera in the suborder Heteroneura consisting of the sphinx, hawk, or hummingbird moths; these are heavy-bodied forms with antennae that are thickened with a pointed apex, a well-developed proboscis, and narrow wings.
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