Adhemarius sexoculata

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Adhemarius sexoculata
Adhemarius sexoculata BMNHE813876 male up.jpg
male, upperside
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Genus: Adhemarius
Species: A. sexoculata
Binomial name
Adhemarius sexoculata
(Grote, 1865)
Synonyms
  • Ambulyx sexoculata Grote, 1865
  • Ambulyx depuiseti Oberthür, 1881

Adhemarius sexoculata is a species of moth in the family Sphingidae. It was described by Grote in 1865,[1] and is known from Brazil, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru.

The length of the forewings is 55–61 mm. There are at least two generations per year with peak flights in February and from July to August.[2]

The larvae feed on Ocotea veraguensis, Ocotea atirrensis and Ocotea dendrodaphne.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adhemarius sexoculata (Grote, 1865) sec CATE Sphingidae, 2009". Cate-sphingidae.org. Archived from the original on 2015-10-06. Retrieved 2011-10-26. 
  2. ^ "Silkmoths". Silkmoths.bizland.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-11. Retrieved 2011-10-26.