Guadeloupe, Petit-Bourg, Hauteurs Lézarde, 11-IX-82

Aellopos fadus (Cramer 1779)

Sphingidae Macroglossinae

Detail of the forewings

Aellopos fadus
Aellopos tantalus

Biology and distribution

Larva on Rubiaceae: Genipa, Alibertia (Haxaire).

A diurnal species.

Two specimens only, caught at Petit-Bourg, in Guadeloupe: Duclos (Delpanque) and Hauteurs Lézarde. Not reported by d'Aguilar nor Pinchon.

Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto-Rico.

From southern United States to Paraguay.


Similar species

Aellopos tantalus

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