Euchloron megaera - Verdant hawk

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Euchloron megaera

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, plateau above Nhagutua Gorge, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma.

Species details:

Distribution: Widespread in subsahara Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeVigna (Larval foodplant)
VitaceaeCissus (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
VitaceaeParthenocissus quinquefolia (Larval foodplant)
VitaceaeRhoicissus tridentata (Larval foodplant)
VitaceaeVitis vinifera (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Pinhey, E.C.G. (1975), Hawk Moths of Central and Southern Africa, Thomas Meikle Series No. 2, Longmans Southern Africa, Cape Town, p. 98.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Euchloron megaera ., retrieved 26 May 2024

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