Sphingidae Macroglossinae Macroglossini Choerocampina Hyles hippophaes Hyles nicaea
Hyles livornica (Esper, [1780])
Striped Hawk-moth
Sphinx livournien

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

Synonims (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
  Synonims (species):
   koechlini Fuessly, 1781
   lineata Fabricius, 1775
   malgassica Denso, 1944
   renneri Eitschberger, Danner & Surholt, 1998
   saharae Gehlen, 1932
   tatsienluica Oberthür, 1916

Adult:
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Punta Cetarola, Sperlonga (Latina), Italy, May 9, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, June 28, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 28, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Monti della Laga (Rieti), Italy, June 1990
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 10, 2003
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Grégory Girollet)
Adult (female), Comborcière, La Toussuire, Savoie, France, August 12, 2003
(Photo by Grégory Girollet)
H. livornica (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, El Cedro, La Gomera, Canary Islands, February 4, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
H. livornica (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Hermiqua, La Gomera, Canary Islands, February 5, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
H. livornica (© Jean Delacre)
Adult, Tizi-n-Tretten, Moyen Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)

Larva:
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, June 3, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 28, 2003
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 28, 2003
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 20, 2003
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Manziana (Roma), Italy, May 1992
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Manziana (Roma), Italy, May 1992
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Manu Monni)
Larva, SE Sardinia, Italy, June 1, 2005
(Photo by Manu Monni, Forum Natura Mediterraneo)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva (first instar), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 12, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva (first instar), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 12, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva (second instar), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 15, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larvae (second instar), Manziana (Roma), Italy, May 1992
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larvae (third instar), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 20, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva (third instar), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 30, 2004
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Pupa:
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, June 7, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, June 7, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Manziana (Roma), Italy, June 1993
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Egg:
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Eggs, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 8, 2005
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. livornica (© Paolo Mazzei)
Eggs, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 8, 2003
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Vitis, Parthenocissus, Galium, Euphorbia, Linaria, Epilobium, Antirrhinum, Rumex, Scabiosa, Linum, Fuchsia, Asphodelus, Gossypium

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

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