Ambulyx moorei

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Ambulyx moorei
Ambulyx moorei Moore, 1858 (Sphingidae).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Genus: Ambulyx
Species: A. moorei
Binomial name
Ambulyx moorei
Moore, [1858][1]
  • Ambulyx decolor (Schaufuss, 1870)
  • Ambulyx subocellata Felder, 1874
  • Ambulyx turbata Butler, 1875
  • Ambulyx thwaitesii Moore, [1882]
  • Ambulyx nubila Huwe, 1895
  • Ambulyx chinensis (Clark, 1922)
  • Oxyambulyx subocellata Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
  • Smerinthus decolor Schaufuss, 1870
  • Oxyambulyx moorei chinensis Clark, 1922

Ambulyx moorei is a moth of the Sphingidae family. It is found in Sri Lanka, southern and eastern India, the Nicobar Islands and Andaman Islands, Thailand, Vietnam, southern China, the Philippines (Palawan, Balabac), Malaysia (Peninsular, Sarawak) and Indonesia (Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan).

Ambulyx subocellata (Sphingidae) 2.jpg
Ambulyx subocellata (Sphingidae).jpg

The wingspan is 100–110 mm.

Larvae have been recorded on Canarium album in China. Other recorded food plants include Buchanania and Lannea species.


  1. ^ "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience – Sphingidae". Retrieved 2011-10-26. [dead link]

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