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Agrius Hübner, [1819]
Agrius Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (9): 140, TS: Sphinx cingulata Fabricius
Timoria Kaye, 1919; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 4 (20) : 93, TS: Timoria concolorata Kaye
Agrius, Sphingidae of the Western Palearctic [Tony Pittaway]
Agrius (Sphinginae) ; [MABL]
Agrius (Acherontiini) ; [HMW, 18]
Misidentified/misapplied:
Herse; auct. nec Agassiz, 1846

fiAgrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
AF, SEU, Asia Minor, Temperate Asia, S.Asia, Australia. See [About maps] Kiertokiitäjä Convolvulus Hawk-moth Morning Glory Sphinx Moth Sweetpotato Hornworm Windenschwärmer Windig Sphix du Liseron Esfinge de las Enredadoras Trompa Larga Åkervindesvärmare Kassitapusuru
Sphinx convolvuli Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 435, TL: Europe
abadonna (Fabricius, 1798)
Sphinx patatas Ménétriés, 1857; Cat. lep. Petersb. 2: 90
Sphinx roseafasciata Koch, 1865; Indo.-Austral. Lep.-Fauna: 54
Sphinx pseudoconvolvuli Schaufuss, 1870; Nunquam Otiosus, 1: 15
Protoparce distans Butler, 1876; Trans. Zool. Soc. Lond. 9 (19) : 609
Protoparce orientalis Butler, 1876; Trans. Zool. Soc. Lond. 9 (19) : 609, pl. 91, f. 16-17
batatae (Christ, 1882)
alicea (Neuberger, 1899)
nigricans (Cannaviello, 1900)
fuscosignata Tutt, 1904
grisea Tutt, 1904
ichangensis Tutt, 1904
intermedia Tutt, 1904
javanensis Tutt, 1904
major Tutt, 1904
minor Tutt, 1904
obscura Tutt, 1904
suffusa Tutt, 1904
tahitiensis Tutt, 1904
unicolor Tutt, 1904
variegata Tutt, 1904
virgata Tutt, 1904
fasciata (Pillich, 1909)
indica (Skel, 1913)
marshallensis (Clark, 1922)
peitaihoensis (Clark, 1922)
aksuensis (O. Bang-Haas, 1927)
extincta (Gehlen, 1928)
posticoconflua (Bryk, 1946)
Agrius convolvuli, African Moths [AFM]
Agrius convolvuli, Larvae of North-European Lepidoptera [Kimmo Silvonen]
Agrius convolvuli, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Agrius convolvuli, Norges Sommerfugler [NORLEP]
Agrius convolvuli, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Agrius convolvuli, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Agrius convolvuli, Sphingidae of the Western Palearctic [Tony Pittaway]
Agrius convolvuli, Sphigidae of China (and adjacent regions) [Tony Pittaway]
Agrius convolvuli, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]
Protoparce orientalis ; Moore, 1882, Lepid. Ceylon 2 (1): 5, pl. 75, f. 1, 1a-e
Herse convolvuli ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1903, 11
Agrius convolvuli ; [HMW]
[convolvuli-1.jpg] 816x864 (~63Kb) Camborne, W. Cornwall, UK, (UV trap), Photo © Andrew Torry leg. [convolvuli-2.jpg] 512x768 (~53Kb) Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Schönenberg, 8° 49' E, 48° 58' N, altitude 250m, 06.08.1998, Photo © Karl Hofsäß [convolvuli-3f.jpg] 800x600 (~79Kb) female France, Pyrenees (~1600m), Photo © Laurent Soubielle
Agrius convolvuli (f.) det. Tony Pittaway
[convolvuli-4.jpg] 769x513 (~133Kb) Thailand, Krabi 24.12.2003-7.1.2004, Photo © Olli Vesikko [convolvuli-4x.jpg] 750x668 (~191Kb) Russia, Kaluga area, 5.9.2005, Photo © D. Smirnov [convolvuli-4y.jpg] 1024x768 (~200Kb) Russia, Kaluga area, 5.9.2005, Photo © D. Smirnov
[convolvuli-4z.jpg] 1024x768 (~149Kb) Russia, Kaluga area, 5.9.2005, Photo © D. Smirnov

Larva on Convolvulus [SPRK], Convolvulus arvensis, Rumex? [BSW], Ipomoea [HMCSA]



Agrius cingulata (Fabricius, 1775)
SNA, CA, SA. See [About maps] Pink Spotted Hawk-moth Sweetpotato Hornworm
Sphinx cingulata Fabricius, 1775; Syst. Ent.: 545., TL: America
Sphinx affinis Goeze, 1780; Ent. Beyträge 3 (2) : 215, TL: America
Sphinx pungens Eschscholtz, 1821; in Kotzebue, Entdeck. Reise Süd-See 3 (App. 5): 218, pl. 11, f. 28, TL: America
Sphinx druraei Donovan, 1810; Nat. Hist. Br. Ins.: 1, 14: pl. 469, TL: England
Sphinx cingulata var. decolora H. Edwards, 1882; Papilio 2 (1) : 11, TL: Indian River, Florida
pallida (Closs, 1917)
tukurine (Lichy, 1943)
ypsilon-nigrum (Bryk, 1953)
Agrius cingulata, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Agrius cingulata, African Moths [AFM]
Agrius cingulata, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Agrius cingulata, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Agrius cingulata, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Agrius cingulatus, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Agrius cingulata, The Moths of Southeastern Arizona [Bruce Walsh]
Agrius cingulatus, Sphingidae of the Western Palearctic [Tony Pittaway]
Agrius cingulatus, Lepidoptera of French Antilles [Pierre Zagatti]
Protoparce cingulata ; Godman & Salvin, 1881, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 21
Agrius cingulata ; [HMW]
Agrius cingulatus ; [MABL]

Larva on Ipomoea batatas [MNA21]


Agrius cordiae Riotte, 1984
Marshall Is. Agrius cordiae Riotte, 1984; Int. J. Ent. 26: 339
Agrius cordiae ; [HMW]

Agrius luctifera (Walker, [1865])
Moluccas, New Guinea. See [About maps] luctifera (Walker, [1865]); List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 35, TL: Moluccas
Protoparce schmeltzii Butler, 1882; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 10 (56): 158, TL: Australia
Phlegethontius lixi Rothschild, 1894; Novit. Zool. 1 (1) : 94, TL: Nicura, British New Guinea
Protoparce triangulifera Holland, 1900; Novit. Zool. 7 (3): 556, TL: Buru
Timoria concolorata Kaye, 1919
elegans (Gehlen, 1932)
= ; [HMW]
Herse luctifera ; Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (2): 216
Agrius luctifera ; [HMW]

Agrius godarti (Macleaey, [1826])
Australia. See [About maps] Sphinx godarti Macleaey, [1826]
Sphinx distincta Lucas, 1891; Butterflies and Moths: ?, TL: Queensland
Agrius godarti, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Agrius godarti ; [HMW]

Agrius rothschildi Kitching & Cadiou, 2000
Agrius rothschildi Kitching & Cadiou, 2000; [HMW, 37 (repl. Sphinx fasciatus Rothschild, 1894)]
Sphinx fasciatus Rothschild, 1894; Novit. Zool. 1 (1) : 94, TL: Lifu, Loyalty Islands
= ; [HMW]


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References:
[AFM]
African Moths
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[Andrew Torry]
e-mail: Andrew Torry
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[BCA]
electronic; BIOLOGIA CENTRALI-AMERICANA
[BHL]
The; Biodiversity Heritage Library; and on; Internet Archive; Note: The linking to the content of Internet Archive is somewhat delicate -- notify me when links break!
[BSW]
de Freina & Witt, 1987; Die Bombyces und Sphinges der Westpalearktis; ISBN 3-926285-00-1
[Bruce Walsh]
Bruce Walsh; e-mail: Bruce Walsh; The Moths of Southeastern Arizona; Butterflies of Southeastern Arizona
[D. Smirnov]
Russia, Moscow; e-mail: D. Smirnov
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[GALEPS]
Moths and Butterflies of Georgia and the Southeastern United States; James K. Adams; Dept. of Natural Science, Dalton State College, Dalton, GA ; http://www.daltonstate.edu/galeps/index.htm
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2
[HMCSA]
Pinhey, E., 1962; Hawk Moths of Central and Southern Africa
[HMW]
Kitching & Cadiou, 2000; Hawkmoths of the World; An annotated and illustrated revisionary checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae)
[Ian Kimber]
http://www.ukmoths.force9.co.uk/
[Karl Hofsäß]
Karl Hofsaess; e-mail: Karl Hofsäß
[Kimmo Silvonen]
Espoo, Finland; Kimmo's Lep Site
[Laurent Soubielle]
e-mail: Laurent Soubielle
[MABL]
Manuel A. Balcázar Lara; Palomillas de México
[MBE]
Moths and Butteflies of Europe; Paolo Mazzei, Diego Reggianti and Ilaria Pimpinelli; http://www.leps.it/
[MNA21]
Ronald W. Hodges, 1971; The Moths of America North of Mexico; Fascicle 21; SPHINGOIDEA
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[NORLEP]
Norges Sommerfugler
[Olli Vesikko]
http://koti.welho.com/ovesikko/
[PNWM]
Pacific Northwest Moths
[Pierre Zagatti]
WWW pages; Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of the French Antilles; e-mail: Pierre Zagatti
[SPRK]
Seppänen, E. J, 1970; Suomen suurperhostoukkien ravintokasvit, Animalia Fennica 14
[SVF]
Svenska fjärilar; Naturhistoriska riksmuseet; (Sweden)
[Tony Pittaway]
WWW pages; Sphingidae of the Western Palearctic; Saturniidae of the Western Palaearctic; Sphingidae of China (and adjacent regions)


Some related literature:
Butler, 1876
Revision of the heterocerous Lepidoptera of the family Sphingidae Trans. Zool. Soc. Lond. 9 (19) : 511-644, pl. 90-94
Butler, 1882
Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera, chiefly from Duke of York Island and New Britain Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 10 (55): 36-43, (56): 149-160, (57): 226-238
Donovan, 1810
The natural history of British insects; explaining them in their several states ... with the history of such minute insects as require investigation by the microscope Nat. Hist. Br. Ins. 1: 100pp, pl. 1-36 (1792), 2: 102pp, pl. 37-72 (1793), 3: 100pp, pl. 73-108 (1794), 4: 102pp, pl. 109-144 (1795), 5: 116pp, pl. 145-180 (1796), 6: 92pp, pl. 181-216 (1797), 7: 102pp, pl. 217-252 (1798), 8: 92pp, pl. 253-288 (1799), 9: 82pp, pl. 289-324 (1800), 10: 102pp, pl. 325-360 (1801), 11: 107pp, pl. 361-396 (1804), 12: 107pp, pl. 397-432 (1807), 13: 78pp, pl. 433-468 (1808), 14: 95pp, pl. 469-504 (1810), 15: 88pp, pl. 505-540 (1811), 16: 101pp, pl. 541-576 (1813)
H. Edwards, 1882
New species of Heterocera Papilio 2 (1) : 9-15
Eschscholtz, 1821
Beschreibung neuer ausländischer Schmetterling in Kotzebue, Entdeck. Reise Süd-See 3 (App. 5): 201-219, 11pls
Fabricius, 1775
Systema Entomologiae, sistens Insectorum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, Adiectis Synonymis, Locis, Descriptionibus, Observationibus. Syst. Ent.: 832pp
Godman & Salvin, 1881
Biologia Centrali-Americana; or Contributions to the Knowledge of the Fauna of Mexico and Central America. Zoology. Lepidoptera. Heterocera Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 1-490, 3: pl. 1-101
Goeze, 1780
Entomologische Beyträge zu des Ritter Linné zwölften Ausgabe des Natursystems Ent. Beyträge 3 (2) : 1-350
Holland, 1900
The Lepidoptera of Buru. (1) Rhopalocera, (2) Heterocera Novit. Zool. 7 (1): 54-86, (3): 555-591
Hübner, [1819]
Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge, 1816-[1826] Verz. bek. Schmett. (1): [1-3], 4-16 (1816), (2): 17-32 (1819), (3): 33-48 (1819), (4): 49-64 (1819), (5): 65-80 (1819), (6): 81-96 (1819), (7): 97-112 (1819), (8): 113-128 (1819), (9): 129-144 (1819), (10): 145-160 (1819), (11): 161-176 (1819), (12): 177-192 (1820), (13): 193-208 (1820), (14): 209-224 (1821), (15): 225-240 (1821), (16): 241-256 (1821), (17): 257-272 (1823), (18): 273-288 (1823), (19): 289-304 (1823), (20): 305-320 (1825), (21): 321-336 (1825), (22): 337-352 (1825), (23-27): 353-431 ([1825])
Kaye, 1919
New Species and Genera of Nymphalidae, Syntomidae, and Sphingidae in the Joicey Collection Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 4 (20) : 84-94
Linnaeus, 1758
Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Clases, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Symonymis, Locis. Tomis I. 10th Edition Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 1-338, : 339-824
Ménétriés, 1857
Enumeratio corporum animalium Musei Imperialis Academiae Scientiarum Petropilitanae. Classis Insectorum, Ordo Lepidopterorum Cat. lep. Petersb. 1: 1-66, pl. 1-6, (supplement) 67-112 (1855), 2: 67-97,99-144, pl. 7-14 (1857), 3: 145-161, pl. 15-18 (1863)
Moore, 1882
The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Lepid. Ceylon 2 (1): 1-72, pl. 72-107 (1882), (2): 73-162, pl. 108-143 ([1883])
Rothschild, 1894
Notes on Sphingidae, with descriptions of new species Novit. Zool. 1 (1) : 65-98, pl. 5-7
Rothschild, 1915
On Lepidoptera from the islands of Ceram (Seran), Buru, Bali, and Misol Novit. Zool. 22 (1): 105-144, (2): 209-227
Walker, [1865]
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 1-322 ([1865]), 32: 323-706 (1865), 33: 707-1120 (1865), 34: 1121-1534 ([1866]), 35: 1535-2040 (1866)


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