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Pseudosphinx tetrio (Linnaeus, 1771)

Самец  Pseudosphinx tetrio


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

Species name(s)

Pseudosphinx tetrio (Linnaeus, 1771) = Sphinx tetrio Linnaeus, 1771 = Sphinx hasdrubal Cramer, [1780] = Sphinx plumieriae Fabricius, 1793 = Pseudosphinx obscura Butler, 1877 = albina Gehlen, 1941 = suelii Moosburg, 1996 = lucia Moosburg, 1998. [9, 85]

Frangipani Hornworm.


Личинка  Pseudosphinx tetrio

Detailed information with references

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Jasminum spp, Plumeria rubra. [85].

Subspecies of Pseudosphinx tetrio


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