Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sphinx ligustri

Sphinx ligustri (Linnaeus, 1758)

privet hawk-moth

on woody dicotyledons

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous, mainly Oleaceae and Rosaceae

Aruncus dioicus; Forsythia; Fraxinus excelsior; Ilex aquifolium; Ligustrum vulgare; Lonicera; Malus domestica; Ribes; Rubus idaeus; Sorbaria sorbifolia; Spiraea media, salicifolia, trilobata; Symphoricarpos orbiculatus; Syringa vulgaris; Viburnum opulus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Akkuzu, Ayberk & Inac (2007a), Ebert (ed., 1994a), Lempke (1989a), Lepiforum (2021), Meerman (1987a), Tugelea & Tugelea (2020b).

Last modified 7.xii.2021