Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agrius convolvuli

Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)

convolvulus hawk-moth, sweet potato hornworm

op Convolvulus, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous, mainly Convolvulaceae

Calystegia sepium; Capsicum; Convolvulus arvensis; Duranta erecta; Impatiens; Ipomoea batatas; Jasminum; Lantana camara; Lycopersicon esculentum; Nicotiana; Persicaria; Phlox; Rumex.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Akkuzu, Ayberk & Inac (2007a), Dapporto (1998a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), Lepiforum (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 22.vii.2021