Martinique, Fonds-St-Denis, Deux Choux, 27-VIII-84

Cocytius duponchel (Poey 1832)

Sphingidae Sphinginae

Detail of the hindwings

Cocytius antaeus : Yellow patch undivided, transparent area extended.
Cocytius duponchel : Yellow patch deeply divided, transparent area smaller, male with very large claspers.

Biology and distribution

Larva on Annonaceae.

Fairly common in Martinique and Guadeloupe.

Throughout the Antilles.

Neotropical zone.


Similar species

Cocytius antaeus (3 pairs of yellow patches on the abdomen)
Neococytius cluentius (5 pairs of yellow patches on the abdomen)

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