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Callionima falcifera (Gehlen, 1943)

Имаго  Callionima falcifera


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea family Sphingidae subfamily Macroglossinae tribe Dilophonotini subtribe Dilophonotina genus Callionima → species Callionima falcifera

Species name(s)

Callionima falcifera (Gehlen, 1943) = Hemeroplanes falcifera Gehlen, 1943 = jamaicensis (Cary, 1951) = Callionima falcifera elaine = Callionima parce = Hemeroplanes parce.


Zoogeographical regions

Nearctic, Neotropic.


68—73 mm.

Имаго  Callionima falcifera

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan: 68 - 73 mm. [135]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • From Mexico, Costa Rica and Jamaica, to the south, to the northern part of South America [135]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Stemmadenia obovata and other plants from the family Apocynaceae [135]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Subspecies Callionima falcifera


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus.

Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.



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22.10.2014 7:16, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Nearctic, Neotropic. Wingspan: No formalized data → 68—73 mm.

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