Theretra alecto (Linnaeus, 1758)


India


75 - 106 mm
Orientalischer Weinschwärmer
Levant Hawkmoth
Deiléphile Candiote
Kreetankiitäjä
Бражник Алекто
紅裏斜紋天蛾
シタベニスズメ
רפרף הגפן

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
ActinidiaceaeSaurauia
DilleniaceaeDillenia parviflora
RubiaceaePsychotria
Psychotria serpens
RubiaMadder
VitaceaeCissus
Leea
ParthenocissusCreepers
Vitis viniferaCommon Grape Vine

Secondary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
CistaceaeCistusCistus
MalvaceaeGossypiumCotton

Synonyms and other combinations

Theretra creticaBoisduval, 1827
Theretra freyeriKirby, 1892
Theretra mansoniClark, 1924
Theretra transcaspicaO.Bang-Haas, 1927
Theretra intermissaGehlen, 1941
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