Sphingidae Sphinginae Acherontiini Acherontia atropos Agrius convolvuli
Agrius cingulatus (Fabricius, 1775)
Pink-spotted Hawk-moth

Genus: Agrius Hübner, [1819]   Original genus: Sphinx Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms (genus):
   Herse Oken, 1815
   Timoria Kaye, 1919
  Synonyms (species):
   affinis Goeze, 1781
   pungens Eschscholtz, 1821

Adult:
A. cingulatus (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Rancho Grande (Maracay), Venezuela, August 1993
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. cingulatus (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Rancho Grande (Maracay), Venezuela, August 1993
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Ipomoea batatas

To know more about:
A.R. Pittaway - Sphingidae of the Western Palaearctic - Agrius cingulatus page

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