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Protambulyx strigilis (Linnaeus, 1771)

Имаго  Protambulyx strigilis


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea family Sphingidae subfamily Smerinthinae tribe Ambulycini genus Protambulyx → species Protambulyx strigilis

Species name(s)

Protambulyx strigilis (Linnaeus, 1771) = Sphinx strigilis Linnaeus, 1771 = portoricensis Clark, 1931 = turarem Lichy, 1943 = Protambulyx carteri Rothschild and Jordan 1903.


Zoogeographical regions

Nearctic, Neotropic.


108—134 mm.

Имаго  Protambulyx strigilis

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan: 108 - 134 mm. [135]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Argentina Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Anacardiaceae: Spondias dulcis, Spondias mombin, Spondias purpurea, Spondias cytherea, Astronium graveolens, Anacardium occidentale, Erythroxylon, Comocladia dodonea, Comocladia dentata
    Simaroubaceae: Simarouba glauca, Simarouba amara Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Subspecies Protambulyx strigilis


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.



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22.10.2014 7:58, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Previously, the information was introduced here as a personal message from the source, using which, I am now added wingspan:
Now this source is in the database and must be corrected.

22.10.2014 7:52, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 108—134 mm.

19.03.2014 19:51, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Nearctic, Neotropic.

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