Hyles euphorbiae (Linnaeus, 1758)

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Macroglossinae
GENUS Hyles
SPECIES euphorbiae
AUTHOR(Linnaeus, 1758)
ORIGINAL COMBINATION[Sphinx] Euphorbiae
TYPE LOCALITY[France], "Habitat in Euphorbia, Galio".
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Linnaeus C. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, .... Tomus I. Editio Decima, Reformata. - — :i–iv, 1–824.
PAGINATION 492 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
aczeli (Bezsilla, 1943) Synonym of species
angustefasciata (Villarrubia, 1973) Synonym of species
bandermanni (Wladasch, 1933) Synonym of species
cleopatra (Wladasch, 1931) Synonym of species
conspicua (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903) Synonym of species
conspicuata (Bandermann, 1926) Synonym of species
defecta (Bartel, 1899) Synonym of species
demaculata (Schultz, 1911) Synonym of species
dolomiticola (Stauder, 1930) Synonym of species
effuscata (Wladasch, 1939) Synonym of species
elliana (Bandermann, 1917) Synonym of species
esulae (Boisduval, 1834) Synonym of species
etrusca (Verity, 1911) Synonym of species
euphorbiarum (Guérin & Percheron, 1835) Synonym of species
exculae (Hufnagel, 1766) Synonym of species
farinata (Wladasch, 1931) Synonym of species
filapjewi (Bang-Haas O., 1936) Synonym of species
grentzenbergi (Staudinger, 1885) Synonym of species
grisea (Closs, 1911) Synonym of species
grisearubea-saumoneae (Wladasch, 1933) Synonym of species
helioscopiae (de Sélys-Longchamps, 1857) Synonym of species
himyarensis Meerman, 1988 Synonym of species
krancheri (Bandermann, 1916) Synonym of species
krombachi (Closs, 1917) Synonym of species
latefasciata (Villarrubia, 1974) Synonym of species
latefasciata (Schultz, 1911) Synonym of species
latifolii (Thierry-Mieg, 1889) Synonym of species
lucida (Derzhavets, 1980) Synonym of species
minor (Villarrubia, 1974) Synonym of species
multicolor (Wladasch, 1931) Synonym of species
nigrofasciata (Igel, 1928) Synonym of species
paralias (Nickerl, 1837) Synonym of species
perfulva (Schultz, 1911) Synonym of species
rothschildi (Stauder, 1928) Synonym of species
rubescens-mediofasciata-olivacea (Wladasch, 1933) Synonym of species
sinensis (Closs, 1917) Synonym of species
strasillai (Stauder, 1921) Synonym of species
subiacensis (Dannehl, 1929) Synonym of species
subvittata (Schultz, 1911) Synonym of species
suffusa (Tutt, 1904) Synonym of species
vandalusica (Rebel, 1910) Synonym of species
viverina (Denso, 1908) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cape Verde São Nicolao Traub B. & Bauer E. 1982. Zur Macro-Lepidopteren-Fauna der Kapverdische Inseln. – In: Lobin W., Ergebnisse des 1. Symposiums "Fauna und Flora der Kapverdischen Inseln". - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 52:225–229. 227
Cape Verde Santiago Traub B. & Bauer E. 1982. Zur Macro-Lepidopteren-Fauna der Kapverdische Inseln. – In: Lobin W., Ergebnisse des 1. Symposiums "Fauna und Flora der Kapverdischen Inseln". - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 52:225–229. 227
Cape Verde Fogo Traub B. & Bauer E. 1982. Zur Macro-Lepidopteren-Fauna der Kapverdische Inseln. – In: Lobin W., Ergebnisse des 1. Symposiums "Fauna und Flora der Kapverdischen Inseln". - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 52:225–229. 227
Cape Verde Santo Antão Traub B. & Bauer E. 1982. Zur Macro-Lepidopteren-Fauna der Kapverdische Inseln. – In: Lobin W., Ergebnisse des 1. Symposiums "Fauna und Flora der Kapverdischen Inseln". - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 52:225–229. 227
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1982a. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Zygaenidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Bombycidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 2). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 4:271–331. 279
United Arab Emirates   Hacker H. H. 2014. Revision of the tribe Nolini of Africa and the Western Palaearctic Region (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Nolinae) Supplement 1. - Esperiana 19:121–179. 55 (as himyarensis)
Yemen   Warnecke G. 1934. Ein zweiter Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Makrolepidopteren-Fauna Südwest-Arabiens. II. Nachtfalter (Heterocera) (Spinner und Schwärmer). - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 24(2):61–65. 64

Notes:  Palaearctic: Europe, China, Egypt (Sinai), Japan, North Africa.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia peplus Yemen Meerman J. C. 1988. The subspecies of Hyles tithymali with a description of a new subspecies (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). - Entomologische Berichten, Amsterdam 48(4):61–67. 63 (as himyarensis)
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia cyparissioides   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 55 (as himyarensis)
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia tuckeyana Cape Verde Mück O. & Traub B. 1987. Ergänzungen zur Macrolepidopteren-Fauna. - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 95:91–97. 94

Species Parasitoids

FAMILYSPECIESCOUNTRYPUBLICATION
Diptera: Tachinidae Drino sp. Cape Verde Mück O. & Traub B. 1987. Ergänzungen zur Macrolepidopteren-Fauna. - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 95:91–97.