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Elephant Hawk-moth
Deilephila elpenor (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Sphinx elpenor Linnaeus, 1758
Chaerocampa elpenor (Linnaeus, 1758)
Chaerocampa elpenor alboradiata Lambillion, 1913
Deilephila elpenor argentea Burrau, 1950
Chaerocampa elpenor cinerescens Newnham, 1900
Eumorpha elpenor clara Tutt, 1904
Pergesa elpenor daubi Niepelt, 1908
Pergesa elpenor distincta Meyer, 1969
Pergesa elpenor hades Rebel, 1910
Chaerocampa lewisii Butler, 1875

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Intertaxon relationships

food: Epilobium angustifolium L. - Rosebay Willowherb

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Deilephila elpenor elpenor (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Deilephila elpenor macromera (Butler, 1875)

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