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Psilogramma menephron (Cramer, [1780])

Имаго  Psilogramma menephron


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea family Sphingidae subfamily Sphinginae tribe Sphingini genus Psilogramma → species Psilogramma menephron

Species name(s)

Psilogramma menephron (Cramer, [1780]) = Sphinx menephron Cramer, [1780] = emarginata Moore, [1858] = Sphinx ahrendti Pagenstecher, 1888 = darius (Ménétriés, 1957).


Zoogeographical regions

Indo-Malayan, Australian.

Russia regions

#39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky.

Самец  Psilogramma menephron

Detailed information with references


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: Yuzhno-Kuril. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Sri Lanka, Vanuatu, India (including the Andaman Islands), Central and Southern China, Thailand, Vietnam, Borneo, Indonesia, Philippines, East Australia. [134]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Campsis, Clytostoma, Dolichandrone, Oroxylum, Pandorea, Podranea, Spathodea, Tecome (Bignoniaceae); Buxus (buxaceae); Lonicera, viburnum (Caprifoliaceae); Casuarina (Casuarinaceae); Pangium (Flacourtiaceae); Perilla (Labiatae); Melia (Meliaceae); Fraxinus, Jasminum, Ligustrum, Notelea, Nyctanthes, Olea, Osmanthus, Syringa (Oleaceae); Sesamum (Pedaliaceae); Antirrhinum, Paulownia, Hebe (Scrophulariaceae); Callicarpa, Clerodendrum, Gmelina, Tectona, Vitex (Verbenaceae) [57]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


Photos: Alex Dumchus, Dmitriy Pozhogin.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.



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16.03.2014 12:50, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Indo-Malayan, Australian.

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