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Convolvulus Hawk-moth
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)


Convolvulus Hawk-moth - Agrius convolvuli
Convolvulus Hawk-moth - Agrius convolvuli
Agrius convolvuli
Agrius convolvuli
Convolvulus Hawk-moth
Convolvulus Hawk-moth
Sweet-potato Hawkmoth
Sweet-potato Hawkmoth
Morning Glory Sphinx Moth
Morning Glory Sphinx Moth
Agrius convolvuli - Rear view
Agrius convolvuli - Rear view

Agrius convolvuli
Subspecies3
Common namesConvolvulus Hawk-moth, Convolvulus hawk moth, Sweet-potato Hawkmoth, Morning Glory Sphinx Moth, Sweetpotato Hornworm, Convolvulus hawkmoth
German namesWinden-Schwärmer, Windenschwärmer, Winding
Dutch namesWindepijlstaart
Danish namesSnerlesværmer
Finnish namesKiertokiitäjä
Norwegian namesVindelsvermer
Swedish namesÅkervindesvärmare, åkervindesvärmare
Spanish namesEsfinge de la correhuela
French namesSphinx du Liseron
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (South England (Southwest England (Cornwall, Somerset, Devonshire), Southeast England (Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Sussex, Surrey county)), East England (Suffolk, Norfolk, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire (Huntingdonshire), Bedfordshire), English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire, Northamptonshire), West Midlands (Staffordshire)), North England (Northwest England (Cheshire), Northeast England (Northumberland), Yorkshire)), Wales (Mid Wales (Montgomeryshire))), Northern Ireland), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway (Vest-Agder, Buskerud, Nordland, Oslo, Rogaland, Hordaland, Nord-Trøndelag, Sør-Trøndelag), Sweden, Denmark (Faroe Islands)), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)), Iceland), West Europe (Austria, France (South France (Corsica, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (Rhône-Alpes (Savoie)), Occitania (Midi-Pyrenees))), Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), Liechtenstein), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy, Central Italy (Lazio (Rome))), Iberian Peninsula (Spain (Balearic Islands (Majorca, Formentera)), Portugal, Andorra)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia), Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia, Montenegro), Bosnia and Herzegovina), Bulgaria, Greece (Aegean Islands (Crete)), Albania, Moldova), East Europe (Ukraine, Belarus), Malta
Asia
Far East (Southeast Asia (Indonesia (Maluku (South Maluku (Leti Islands (Moa)))), Philippines, Thailand (Central Thailand (Nakhon Nayok), Northeast Thailand (Chaiyaphum), North Thailand (Chiang Mai, Nan, Mae Hong Son), South Thailand (Nakhon Si Thammarat, Yala, Ranong)), Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia (Pahang))), East Asia (China (Central China (South-central China (Hong Kong)), East China (Shanghai)), Taiwan, Japan, Korea (South Korea))), South Asia (Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan), West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Yemen, Bahrain, Qatar)), Central Asia (Turkestan (Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan)), Maldives
Caucasus
Georgia, Azerbaijan
Russia
Oceania
Australasia
New Guinea (East New Guinea), Australia (Tasmania, East Australia (Queensland (South East Queensland (Brisbane), Far North Queensland (Torres Strait Islands, Cape York Peninsula (Cooktown, Cairns), Kuranda, Gordonvale (Meringa)), Desert Uplands (Brigalow Belt South, Einasleigh Uplands, Brigalow Belt North)), New South Wales (Australian Capital Territory (Canberra), Sydney Basin (Sydney (Narrabeen)), Blue Mountains (Blackheath), NSW North Coast, New England (New England Tablelands), Kosciuszko National Park), Victoria (Melbourne (Mordialloc)), Mulga Lands), Northern Territory (Darwin), South Australia (South Eastern Highlands), Lord Howe Islands (Lord Howe Island), Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, West Australia)
Melanesia
New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands
Polynesia
New Zealand (North Island (Gisborne)), French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn Islands
Micronesia
Guam, Palau
Africa
East Africa
Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Indian Ocean islands (Madagascar, Chagos Archipelago, Seychelles (Mahé), Mauritius, Réunion, Comoro Islands (Comoros)), Ethiopia (Abyssinia), Malawi, Mozambique, Somalia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Eritrea
Central Africa
Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
North Africa
Algeria, Tunisia, Macaronesia (Canary Islands, Azores, Madeira), Morocco, Sudan, Libya
West Africa
Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Benin
Southern Africa
Botswana, Namibia, Republic South Africa
America
Caribbean
Caribbean islands (Antilles (Lesser Antilles (Saint Lucia)))


Ecozones:

Indo-Australian region
Oriental
Afrotropical
Palaearctic
West Palaearctic
East Palaearctic


World Oceans:

Indian Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
British overseas territory Atlantic
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Islands
Pacific Subtropical Islands


CountriesAlbania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, China, Comoros, Cook Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Micronesia, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Distr. infoWet Tropics
Taxonomic statussyntype
Links and ReferencesAgrius convolvuli in bie.ala.org.au
Agrius convolvuli in afromoths.net
Agrius convolvuli in faunaeur.org
Agrius convolvuli in leps.it
Agrius convolvuli in dyntaxa.se
Agrius convolvuli in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Convolvulus Hawk-moth - Agrius convolvuli
2. Agrius convolvuli
3. Convolvulus Hawk-moth
4. Sweet-potato Hawkmoth
5. Morning Glory Sphinx Moth
6. Agrius convolvuli - Rear view
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyBombycoidea
Hawk-moths
FamilySphingidae
Hawk Moths, Sphinx moths, Hornworms, Hawkmoths, Hornworm moths, Hawk-moths
SubfamilySphinginae
Hawk Moths
TribeAcherontiini
GenusAgrius
Speciesconvolvuli
Agrius convolvuli
Convolvulus Hawk-moth, Convolvulus hawk moth, Sweet-potato Hawkmoth, Morning Glory Sphinx Moth, Sweetpotato Hornworm, Convolvulus hawkmoth
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
Wingspan80 mm
 
Synonyms
Agrius aksuensis
Agrius batatae
Agrius ichangensis
Agrius indica
Agrius javanensis
Agrius marshallensis
Agrius nigricans
Agrius orientalis
Agrius peitaihoensis
Agrius pseudoconvolvuli
Agrius roseofasciata
Agrius tahitiensis
Herse aksuensis
Herse convolvuli
Herse convolvuli aksuensis
Herse convolvuli extincta
Herse convolvuli marshallensis
Herse convolvuli peitaihoensis
Herse convolvuli posticoconflua
Herse marshallensis
Herse patatas
Herse peitaihoensis
Protoparce convolvuli
Protoparce convolvuli fasciata
Protoparce convolvuli indica
Protoparce distans
Protoparce indica
Protoparce orientalis
Sphinx abadonna
Sphinx batatae
Sphinx convolvali
Sphinx convolvuli
Sphinx convolvuli alicea
Sphinx convolvuli batatae
Sphinx convolvuli nigricans
Sphinx distans
Sphinx nigricans
Sphinx patatas
Sphinx pseudo-convolvuli
Sphinx pseudoconvolvuli
Sphinx roseafasciata
Sphinx roseofasciata
 
Subspecies
Agrius convolvuli aksuensis
Agrius convolvuli marshallensis
Agrius convolvuli peitaihoensis
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