Guadeloupe, Petit-Bourg, Hauteurs Lézarde, 7-XII-85

Neococytius cluentius (Cramer 1776)

Sphingidae Sphinginae


Biology and distribution

Larva on Annonaceae and Piperaceae (Piper) (Moss, Haxaire).

Very rare in Martinique (Pinchon, Ryckewaert) and Guadeloupe: Piton de Sainte-Rose, Petit-Bourg, Vernou (Delplanque).

Greater Antilles.

From southern United States to Brazil.

Legend


Similar species

Cocytius antaeus (3 pairs of yellow patches on the abdomen)
Cocytius duponchel (3 pairs of yellow patches on the abdomen)


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