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Hippotion celerio (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  Hippotion celerio


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea family Sphingidae subfamily Macroglossinae tribe Macroglossini subtribe Choerocampina genus Hippotion → species Hippotion celerio

Species name(s)

Hippotion celerio (Linnaeus, 1758) = Sphinx celerio Linnaeus, 1758 = Sphinx tisiphone Linnaeus, 1758 = Phalaena inquilinus Harris, [1780] = Elpenor phoenix Oken, 1815 = Hippotion ocys Hübner, [1819] = augustii (Trimoulet, 1858) = Deilephila albolineata Montrouzier, 1864 = brunnea Tutt, 1904 = pallida Tutt, 1904 = unicolor Tutt, 1904 = Hippotion sieberti Closs, 1910 = Hippotion rosea Closs, 1911 = Hippotion luecki Closs, 1912.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#8. Evropeisky Tsentralny*; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny*; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky*.

* An asterisk denotes a region for which the species is listed as an migrant or information that requires additional checking.

Имаго  Hippotion celerio

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part Turkey - European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: European Central Black Earth (?), The European Central (?), West Caucasian (?). [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Azores, Albania, Andorra, the Balearic Islands, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Ireland, Iceland, Spain ( mainland), Italy (mainland), the Canary Islands, Cyprus, Corsica,Crete, Luxembourg, Madeira, Malta, the Netherlands, the Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Vitis, Galium, Epilobium, Linaria, Daucus, Rumex, Lonicera, Fuchsia, Impatiens, Galium verum, Colocasia esculenta, Parthenocissus. [28]. Peter Khramov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Paolo Mazzei, Yusri Syam.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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