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Xylophanes pluto (Fabricius, 1777)

Имаго  Xylophanes pluto

Taxonomy

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

Species name(s)

Xylophanes pluto (Fabricius, 1777) = Sphinx pluto Fabricius, 1777 = Sphinx croesus Dalman, 1823 = Oreus thorates Hübner, 1824 = ochracea (Walker, 1856) = Calliomma thorates.

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Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Nearctic, Neotropic.

Wingspan

53—65 mm.

Имаго  Xylophanes pluto

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan: 53 - 65 mm. [135]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Distribution

  • Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Panama
    From the West Indies to the United States (found in southern Florida and southern Texas). [135]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Chiococca sp., Erythroxylon sp., Hamelia patens, Morinda royoc and plants of the family Ruciaceae [135]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus.

Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

References

Comments

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22.10.2014 7:46, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Nearctic, Neotropic. Wingspan: No formalized data → 53—65 mm.

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