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Hyles zygophylli (Ochsenheimer, 1808)

Самец  (Hyles zygophylli)


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

Species name(s)

Hyles zygophylli (Ochsenheimer, 1808) = Sphinx zygophylli Ochsenheimer, 1808 = Celerio zygophylli jaxartis Froreich, 1938 = xanthoxli (Derzhavets, 1977).


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #25. Tuvinsky*.

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

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Over-wintering stage


Самец  (Hyles zygophylli)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Sphinx zygophylli Ochsenheimer, 1808 [115]. Evgeny Komarov.


  • USSR - the European part. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Western Caucasus, Lower Volga, Tuva (?). [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Russia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Syria, China, Mongolia. [115]. Evgeny Komarov.


  • April-September (3 generations). [115]. Evgeny Komarov.

Larva food plants

  • Species of the genus Zygophillum (zygophyllum). [115]. Evgeny Komarov.

Overwintering stage

  • Chrysalis Personal communication. Sergei Kotov.

Subspecies Hyles zygophylli


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Evgeny Komarov, Sergei Kotov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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30.01.2014 0:58, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Flight time: No formalized data → April, May, June, July, August, September. Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Pupa.

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