Jamaica, St-Catherine, Hellshire Hills, 8-VIII-85

Hyles lineata (Fabricius 1779)

Sphingidae Macroglossinae


Biology and distribution

Polyphagous larva, reported in the Antilles on Portulaca spp. (Portulacaceae) and Ludwigia spp. (Oenotheraceae).

Three specimens caught in Guadeloupe: Grands Fonds (Chalumeau).
More frequent in St-Martin and St-Bartholomew (Pinchon, Delplanque).

Throughout the Greater Antilles.

Throughout America.


Similar species

Eumorpha vitis
Eumorpha fasciata


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