Ambulyx johnsoni

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Ambulyx johnsoni
Ambulyx johnsoni MHNT CUT 2010 0 130 Philippines male dorsal.jpg
Ambulyx johnsoni dorsal
Ambulyx johnsoni MHNT CUT 2010 0 130 Philippines male ventral.jpg
Ambulyx johnsoni ventral
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Genus: Ambulyx
Species: A. johnsoni
Binomial name
Ambulyx johnsoni
(Clark, 1917)[1]
Synonyms
  • Oxyambulyx johnsoni Clark, 1917

Ambulyx johnsoni is a species of moth of the family Sphingidae.

Distribution[edit]

It is known from the Philippines.

Description[edit]

The wingspan is about 50 mm. It is similar to Ambulyx liturata but smaller, the upperside and underside of the wings is more yellowish and the underside of the palps, thorax, abdomen and bases of both wings are pinkish. The forewing upperside submarginal line is close to the fringe posteriorly both dorsally and ventrally and the pale band just proximal to the submarginal dark band is less prominent than in Ambulyx liturata.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Cate-sphingidae.org. Retrieved 2011-10-26. [permanent dead link]