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Mango Hawkmoth

Amplypterus panopus

Description:

Great sphinx, wingspan longer than 90 mm Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Lepidoptera Family: Sphingidae Genus: Amplypterus Species: A. panopus Binomial name Amplypterus panopus (Cramer, 1779)

Habitat:

Tropical wood, lowland

Notes:

Synonyms Sphinx panopus Cramer, [1779] Calymnia panopus (Cramer, [1779]) Composogene panopus (Cramer, [1779]) Calymnia pavonica Moore, 1877

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2 Comments

Juan Manuel
Juan Manuel 7 years ago

tnx, Lenny and Jatishwor!

Also known as Mango Hawkmoth, the caterpillar feeds on Mango (Mangifera indica)

Juan Manuel
Spotted by
Juan Manuel

Cagayan, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 18, 2013
Submitted on Oct 18, 2013

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