Male

Guadeloupe, Les Saintes, Terre-de-Bas, 11-I-84

Female

Martinique, Fonds-St-Denis, Deux Choux, 17-V-83

Pachylia ficus (Linnaeus 1758)

Sphingidae Macroglossinae


Detail of the hindwings

Pachylia syces
Pachylia ficus


Biology and distribution

Larva on Ficus spp. (Moraceae).

Uncommon, in Guadeloupe and Martinique.
Marie-Galante, St-Martin (Pinchon, Chalumeau, Delplanque), Les Saintes.

Throughout the Antilles.

From southern United States to Uruguay.

Legend


Similar species

Pachylia syces (hindwings without light band).
Eumorpha obliqua (hindwings without white spot).


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