Agrius convolvuli - Convolvulus hawk

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Agrius convolvuli
Agrius convolvuli
Agrius convolvuli

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Chimanimani (left), Ndundu Lodge, Vumba (right)

Species details:

Note: Female (right) has less distinct markings on the forewings than the male (left & centre)
Distribution: Common and widespread throughout Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
ConvolvulaceaeConvolvulus (Food plant)
ConvolvulaceaeIpomoea (Food plant)
Related plant species:
Literature: africanmoths.com

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Botswana: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Agrius convolvuli .
http://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=401180, retrieved 17 December 2017

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