Noctuidae Amphipyrinae Psaphidini Psaphidina Allophyes oxyacanthae Brachionycha nubeculosa
Asteroscopus sphinx (Hufnagel, 1766)
The Sprawler
Noctuelle-sphinx, Noctuelle de Cassini

Genus: Asteroscopus Boisduval, [1828]   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (genus):
   Brachionycha Hübner, 1819

Adult:
A. sphinx (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, November 15, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. sphinx (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Manziana (Roma), Italy, November 1996
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. sphinx (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adult, Århus, Denmark, November 4, 2002
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)
A. sphinx (© Philippe Mothiron)
Adult (male), Verneuil-sur-Seine (Yvelines), France, November 9, 2005
(Photo by Philippe Mothiron, Les Carnets du Lépidoptériste Français)

Larva:
A. sphinx (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Manziana (Roma), Italy, June 1996
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Ulmus, Quercus, Corylus, Salix, Prunus, Fraxinus and other trees

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