Guadeloupe, Les Saintes, Terre de Bas, 15-VII-85

Xylophanes pluto (Fabricius 1777)

Sphingidae Macroglossinae

Biology and distribution

Larva on Erythroxylon spp. (Erythroxylaceae) and Chiococca alba, Hamelia patens (Rubiaceae).

Common in Guadeloupe, and very common in Martinique (Pinchon, Ryckewaert).
Marie-Galante, St-Martin (Chalumeau, Delplanque, Pinchon), Les Saintes: Terre de Bas.

Throughout the Antilles.

From southern United States to Argentina.


Similar species

Xylophanes chiron

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