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.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
AnacardiaceaeMangifera indica (Larval foodplant)
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and RauvolfioideaeCatharanthus roseus (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.
africanmoths.com

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Caprivi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Daphnis nerii .
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402360, retrieved 21 January 2019

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