Guadeloupe, Petit-Bourg, Hauteurs Lézarde, 1-III-86

Madoryx oiclus (Cramer 1779)

Sphingidae Macroglossinae


Biology and distribution

Larva on Bignoniaceae (Lichy, Haxaire). The larva spins a cocoon on tree trunks to pupate.

Uncommon in Guadeloupe and Martinique. The female (very rare at lights) is twice the size of the male.

St-Lucia (Pinchon).
Puerto-Rico (Forbes), Trinidad (d'Abrera).

From Mexico to Brazil.

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