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- refers to any of three moth species of the genus Acherontia (Acherontia atropos, Acherontia styx and Acherontia lachesis). The former species is found in Europe...
- Acherontia atropos, the African death's-head hawkmoth, is the most widely recognized of three species within the genus Acherontia (the other two being...
- Acherontia styx, the lesser death's head hawkmoth or bee robber, is a sphingid moth found in Asia, one of the three species of death's-head hawkmoth. It...
- Acherontia lachesis, the greater death's head hawkmoth or bee robber, is a large (up to 13 cm wingspan) sphingid moth found in India, Sri Lanka and much...
- Acherontia may refer to: Acherontia (city), a city in ancient Apulia, Italy Acherontia (moth), three species in the genus Acherontia Acherontia atropos...
- Acherontia (Ancient Gr****: Ἀχεροντίς or Αχεροντία) was a small town of ancient Apulia, near the frontiers of Lucania, situated about 14 miles (23 km) south...
- the most impressive and beautiful Lepidoptera Death's-head hawkmoth (Acherontia spp.), is ****ociated with the supernatural and evil and has been featured...
- Crewe, R.M. (1991). "Chemical camouflage of the death's head hawkmoth (Acherontia atropos L.) in honeybee colonies". Naturwissenschaften. 78 (4): 179–182...
- the Egyptian mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon). Other notable species are Acherontia atropos (a variety of death's-head hawkmoth), Vipera latasti (a venomous...
- scientific name of a venomous snake, Bitis atropos, refers to Atropos. Acherontia atropos is one of the three species of "death's head" sphinx moths. An...
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