African Moths Gambia


 

Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)

Convolvulus Hawk.

SYNONYMS
Sphinx convolvuli, Sphinx abadonna, Sphinx pseudo-convolvuli, Sphinx roseofasciata, Protoparce distans, Protoparce orientalis, Agrius peitaihoensis, Agrius ichangensis, Agrius indica, Agrius aksuensis, Agrius batatae, Agrius tahitiensis, Agrius marshallensis, Agrius nigricans, Agrius javanensis,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 2
cingulata, convolvuli,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Burkina Fasso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, La Reunion, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,


LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Merremia umbellata, Convolvulus arvensis, Convolvulus sepium, Convolvulus tricolor, Convolvulus major, Impatiens nolitangere, Lactuca sativa, Tabebuia pallida, Ipomoea batatas, Urena lobata,

Agrius convolvuli
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (ZW)
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Photo: R. Butler
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Underside (GM)
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Larva (SL)
 

Pupa (SL)

 

Live (DRC)

Agrius convolvuli
 
Agrius convolvuli
 
Agrius convolvuli
 
 
Photo: N. Voaden
Live Male (GM)
 
Live Female (GM)
 
Distribution map
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