Acherontia lachesis

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Acherontia lachesis
Acherontia lachesis, an old bleached collection specimen showing none of the yellow, orange and red colours of fresh specimens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Sphinginae
Genus: Acherontia
Species: A. lachesis
Binomial name
Acherontia lachesis
(Fabricius, 1798)

Acherontia lachesis is a large (up to 13 cm wingspan) Sphingid moth found in India and much of the Oriental region, one of the three species of Death's-head Hawkmoth, also known as the Bee Robber.