Daphnis nerii - Oleander hawk

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Daphnis nerii

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Yangambi, DR Congo

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Widespread in Africa, Asia and Europe.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
AnacardiaceaeMangifera indica (Larval foodplant)
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and RauvolfioideaeAdenium multiflorum (Larval foodplant)
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and RauvolfioideaeCarissa macrocarpa (Larval foodplant)
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and RauvolfioideaeCatharanthus roseus (Larval foodplant)
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and RauvolfioideaeNerium oleander (Larval foodplant)
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and RauvolfioideaeRauvolfia caffra (Larval foodplant)
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and RauvolfioideaeVoacanga thouarsii (Larval foodplant)
IcacinaceaeApodytes dimidiata var. dimidiata (Larval foodplant)
RubiaceaeBurttdavya nyasica (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Pinhey, E.C.G. (1975), Hawk Moths of Central and Southern Africa, Thomas Meikle Series No. 2, Longmans Southern Africa, Cape Town, p. 63.
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Daphnis nerii .
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402360, retrieved 17 January 2018

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