Sphingidae Macroglossinae Macroglossini Choerocampina Hippotion celerio Hyles euphorbiae
Hyles dahlii (Geyer, 1827)
Smoky Spurge Hawk-moth
Sphinx de Dahl, Sphinx corse

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

Synonyms (genus):
   Celerio Agassiz, 1846
   Danneria Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
   Eremohyles Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
   Hawaiina Tutt, 1903
   Hippohyles Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
   Rommeliana Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
   Surholtia Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
   Thaumas Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
   Turneria Tutt, 1903
   Weissmannia Tutt, 1904
  Synonyms (species):
   balearica Rebel, 1926
   dahlii Boisduval, [1828]  (junior primary homonym of dahlii Geyer, 1827)

Adult:
H. dahlii (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Cabras (Oristano), Italy, August 1994
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. dahlii (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), between Cap Serrat and Teskaya, Tunisia, July 2005
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. dahlii (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), between Cap Serrat and Teskaya, Tunisia, July 2005
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Larva:
H. dahlii (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Cabras (Oristano), Italy, October 8, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. dahlii (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Cabras (Oristano), Italy, October 8, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. dahlii (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Cabras (Oristano), Italy, July 1994
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. dahlii (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, between Cap Serrat and Teskaya, Tunisia, November 2004. Bred from a cluster of eggs found by Anna Hundsdörfer in Tunisia
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Pupa:
H. dahlii (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, between Cap Serrat and Teskaya, Tunisia, December 2004. Bred from a cluster of eggs found by Anna Hundsdörfer in Tunisia
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Euphorbia

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

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