Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Oleander Hawk-moth
Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus, 1758)


Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Macroglossinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 90-110mm.
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Oleander (Nerium oleander), periwinkle (Vinca), grape (Vitis vinifera) and others.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Native range is southern Europe, Africa, and Asia, though it has been introduced to Hawaii.
Conservation:
NCGR: Not ranked.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL

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