Theretra nessus (Drury, 1773)


[India, Tamil Nadu,] Madras [Chennai]


85 - 130 mm
Greater Yam Hawkmoth
Yam Hawkmoth
青背斜纹天蛾
キイロスズメ

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
AmaranthaceaeAmaranthusAmaranth
AraceaeAmorphophallus
BalsaminaceaeImpatiensBalsam
CucurbitaceaeCitrullus
DioscoreaceaeDioscorea
FabaceaePongamia
LecythidaceaeBarringtonia
NyctaginaceaeBoerhaviaSpiderlings
PhrymaceaeGlossostigma
RubiaceaeKnoxia
Morinda
Oldenlandia
SpermacoceFalse buttonweed
TheaceaeCamellia

Synonyms and other combinations

Sphinx nessusDrury, 1773
Sphinx equestrisFabricius, 1793
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