Hyles livornica (Esper, 1780) - Striped Hawkmoth

Taxonomic Information

List of Hyles Hübner, [1819] known from India.
Hyles euphorbiae (Linnaeus, 1758), Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh (Kitching and Smetacek, 2012), Punjab (Pathiana et al., 2006), Karnataka (Melichar, 2012).
Hyles gallii (von Rottemburg, 1775), Himachal Pradesh (Sidhu and Kubendran, 2018), Jammu and Kashmir (Bell and Scott, 1937).
Hyles hippophaes (Esper, 1789), Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir (Sidhu and Kubendran, 2018).
Hyles livornica (Esper, 1779), Himachal Pradesh (Sidhu and Kubendran,2018), Karnataka (Melichar, 2012), Punjab (Pathiana et al., 2014).
Hyles nervosa (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903), Himachal Pradesh (Sidhu and Kubendran, 2018).
Hyles nicaea (Prunner, 1798), Jammu and Kashmir.
Hyles robertsi (Butler, 1880), Jammu and Kashmir (Dar et al., 2020).
 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra2
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total23
Hyles livornica (Esper, 1780) – Striped Hawkmoth: Acacia spp. (Fabaceae), Aloe   spp. (Aloeaceae), Antirrhinum spp. (Plantaginaceae), Asparagus spp. (Asparagaceae), Asphodelus spp. (Asphodelaceae), Boerhavia spp. (Nyctaginaceae), Crinum spp. (Amaryllidaceae), Eremurus spp. (Asphodelaceae), Fragaria spp., Prunus spp. (Rosaceae), Galium spp., Oldenlandia spp. (Rubiaceae), Pelargonium (Geraniaceae), Plantago (Plantaginaceae), Polygonum spp., Rumex spp. (Polygonaceae), Portulaca spp. (Portulacaceae), Rhazya stricta (Apocynaceae), Valeriana spp. (Caprifoliaceae), Vitis spp. (Vitiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

http://en.sphingidae-museum.com/database/index.php?gen=Hyles&spec=livornica&subsp= [accessed 11 July 2017]

Pathania et. al, 2014. Hawk moths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) from North-West Himalaya along with collection housed in National PAU Insect museum, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India. 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyles_livornica

http://tpittaway.tripod.com/sphinx/h_liv.htm [accessed 11 July 2017]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hyles livornica (Esper, 1780) – Striped Hawkmoth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/hyles-livornica, accessed 2024/06/15.