Macroglossum vicinum

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Macroglossum vicinum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Genus: Macroglossum
Species: M. vicinum
Binomial name
Macroglossum vicinum
Jordan, 1923[1]

Macroglossum vicinum is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from southern India, southern China and Thailand.[2]

The wingspan is 40–48 mm. It is a forest species which is on wing during the rainy season.

Larvae have been recorded feeding on Chassalia curviflora.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Macroglossum vicinum vicinum
  • Macroglossum vicinum piepersi Dupont, 1941 (Thailand)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Cate-sphingidae.org. Retrieved 2011-10-25. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Pittaway AR; Kitching I. "Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic". Tpittaway.tripod.com. Retrieved 2011-10-25.