Daphnis nerii - Oleander hawk

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Daphnis nerii

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Yangambi, DR Congo

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Widespread in Africa, Asia and Europe.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
AnacardiaceaeMangifera indica (Larval foodplant)
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and RauvolfioideaeAdenium multiflorum (Larval foodplant)
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and RauvolfioideaeCatharanthus roseus (Larval foodplant)
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and RauvolfioideaeRauvolfia caffra (Larval foodplant)
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and RauvolfioideaeVoacanga thouarsii (Larval foodplant)
IcacinaceaeApodytes dimidiata var. dimidiata (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Pinhey, E.C.G. (1975), Hawk Moths of Central and Southern Africa, Thomas Meikle Series No. 2, Longmans Southern Africa, Cape Town, p. 63.
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Daphnis nerii .
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402360, retrieved 11 December 2018

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