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Taxon profile

species

Oleander Hawk-moth
Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Sphingidae - hawk moths »  genus Daphnis

Scientific synonyms

Sphinx nerii Linnaeus, 1758 o
Deilephila nerii bipartita Gehlen, 1934 o
Deilephila bipartita Gehlen, 1934
Daphnis infernelutea Saalmüller, 1884

Type taxon of:Daphnis Hübner, 1819 (Sphinx nerii Linnaeus, 1758)

Images

Daphnis nerii - Oleander Hawk-moth

male

Author: Jiří Novák

Daphnis nerii - Oleander Hawk-moth

Daphnis nerii

Author: Jaroslava Hančová

Daphnis nerii - Oleander Hawk-moth

Author: Zdeněk Hanč

Daphnis nerii - Oleander Hawk-moth

male

Author: Jiří Novák

Daphnis nerii - Oleander Hawk-moth

male

Author: Jiří Jančík

Daphnis nerii - Oleander Hawk-moth

male

Author: Jiří Jančík

Daphnis nerii - Oleander Hawk-moth

male

Author: Hana Motyčková

Daphnis nerii - Oleander Hawk-moth

Author: Václav John

Daphnis nerii - Oleander Hawk-moth

Author: Václav John

larva

Daphnis nerii - Oleander Hawk-moth

Author: Zdeněk Hanč

Daphnis nerii - Oleander Hawk-moth

Author: Jiří Novák

Daphnis nerii - Oleander Hawk-moth

Author: Michal Koupý

pupa


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Intertaxon relationships

food: Nerium oleander L. - Oleander

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [http://www.lepidoptera.wz.cz/] [as Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [443692]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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Explanations

o original combination