Callionima inuus

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Callionima inuus
Callionima innus MHNT CUT 2010 0 16 Osayacu Napo Ecuador female dorsal.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Genus: Callionima
Species: C. inuus
Binomial name
Callionima inuus
Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
  • Hemeroplanes brethesi Köhler, 1924

Callionima inuus is a species of moth in the family Sphingidae. It was described by Walter Rothschild and Karl Jordan, in 1903.[1]


It is known from Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama through Venezuela to Paraguay, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina and Peru.[2]


The wingspan is 67–72 mm. Adults are on wing year round.


The larvae probably feed on Tabernaemontana alba and other Apocynaceae species.


  1. ^ "Callionima inuus Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 sec CATE Sphingidae, 2009". Retrieved 2011-10-19. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Silkmoths". Archived from the original on 2012-10-08. Retrieved 2011-10-19.