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Amerila astreus (Drury, 1773)

Имаго  Amerila astreus


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Erebidae subfamily Arctiinae tribe Phaegopterini genus Amerila → species Amerila astreus

Species name(s)

Amerila astreus (Drury, 1773) = Sphinx astreus Drury, 1773 = novaeguineae Rothschild, 1914 = druryi Rothschild, 1914 = Rhodogastria astreas = Rhodogastria astraea = Amerila astrea. [9]



This species marks on the maps: 1.

Имаго  Amerila astreus

Detailed information with references


  • The Indian sub-region, Southern China, Sundaland, Philippines, Moluccas Islands, Papua New Guinea [57].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Dioscorea (Dioscoreaceae), Smilax (Smilacaceae), Ixora (Rubiaceae), Marsdenia (Asclepiadaceae), Beaumontia (Apocynaceae) [57].


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