Learn more about the Oleander hawk-moth – with amazing Oleander hawk-moth videos, photos and facts on Arkive. Daphnis Hübner, [], Verz. bekannter Schmett.: Type species: Sphinx nerii Linnaeus, Histriosphinx Varis, , Notul. ent. A genus of the. Sphinx nerii Linnaeus, , Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1: Type locality: not stated. Synonym. Sphinx nerii Linnaeus, Synonym. Daphnis nerii infernelutea.

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Pairing is a short affair usually lasting, at most, neriii hours but, occasionally, a couple will remain in copula until morning. This species is featured in: Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. Sphinx du Laurier Rose, D: Sphingidae of the Western Palaearctic.

Daphnis nerii has several generations per year in the south and is continous-brooded because there is no overwintering stage. Harpe with prominent curved sharp basal process and obtuse apical process, densely dentate dorsally.

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Those choosing to remain on the hostplant rest along the lower surface or stem of a leaf, with the first four segments of the body slightly hunched.

The oleander hawk-moth is not currently known to be threatened.


Usually bears a prominent eye-spot on its third thoracic segment and a pale dorso-lateral line from abdominal segment 1 to the horn. Those choosing to remain on the hostplant rest along the lower surface or stem of daphniw leaf, with the first four segments of the body slightly hunched. Oleander hawk-moth habitat The oleander hawk-moth typically inhabits dry river beds, oases and warm hillsides with scattered oleander bushes.

Glossary Abdomen In arthropods crustaceans, insects and arachnids the abdomen is the hind region of the body, which is usually segmented to a degree but not visibly in most spiders. EAD is working to protect and conserve the environment as well as promoting sustainable development daphnia the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

In my opinion, it must be rather difficult to complete a farm of d. Formed in a loosely spun yellow cocoon among dry debris on the ground. Immediately distinguishable from all other species of Daphnis by the bright green upperside ground colour rather than dark olive green or brownbut most daphniss confused with Daphnis hypothous Cramer, Most easily confused with Daphnis daphbis Cramer,a rare vagrant from India.

The pupa of this species measures around dqphnis. The latter has also been recorded from Pakistan Muhammad Ather Rafi, pers. Tropical Africa and southern Arabia.


These oviposit also on potted oleanders. Lepidoptera and their ecology. Older oleander hawk-moth larvae measure around 7.

Oleander Hawkmoth, Daphnis nerii

Criterion for distinguishing between the 2 ndrii cies of Daphnis: It lies directly on the earth, under moss or dry leaves.

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Thence from Afghanistan eastward to south-east Asia and the Philippines; penetrating northwards into central southern Asia as a migrant. Pupa In some insects, a stage in the life cycle during which the larval form is reorganised into the adult form.

Sphingidaea new pest of oleander on Guam, including notes on plant hosts and egg parasitism. With further disturbance, the anterior segments are arched up, daphhis revealing the startling eye-spots; at this point the noxious gut contents may also be regurgitated.

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White-throated robin Irania gutturalis. The pupa is nfrii reddish or brownish white and has a wax-like appearance. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat Cremaster short and straight.