Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hyles nicaea

Hyles nicaea (de Prunner, 1798)

greater spurge hawk moth, mediterranean hawk moth

on Euphorbia

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Euphorbiaceae, monophagous

Euphorbia characias, nicaeensis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Akkuzu, Ayberk & Inac (2007a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 14.iv.2021