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Xylophanes acrus Rothschild & Jordan, 1910

Имаго  Xylophanes acrus


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

Species name(s)

Xylophanes acrus Rothschild & Jordan, 1910 = acrus Rothschild & Jordan, 1910.


Zoogeographical regions


Личинка  Xylophanes acrus

Detailed information with references


  • From Panama and Costa Rica to the north to the south-east of Belize and Mexico Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.
  • Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Psychotria panamensis and Psychotria nervosa (Rubiaceae), Pavonia guanacastensisof (Malvaceae) Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.
  • Psychotria chiriquina, Psychotria monteverdensis, Psychotria panamensis, Psychotria nervosa (Rubiaceae) and Pavonia guanacastensis (Malvaceae) Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus, Colin Hutton.

Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.



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19.03.2014 8:49, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Peter, hence should be removed from the column "Rasprostraneie" as follows: From Panama and Costa Rica to the north to the south-east of Belize and Mexico
And from the line "Feed the plants caterpillars" the following: Psychotria panamensis and Psychotria nervosa (Rubiaceae), Pavonia guanacastensisof
(Malvaceae) This information applies to a different species. Sorry. I'm confused.

19.03.2014 8:29, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Neotropic.

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