Sphingidae Macroglossinae Macroglossini Choerocampina Hyles nicaea Hyles vespertilio
Hyles tithymali (Boisduval, [1834])
Barbary Spurge Hawk-moth
Sphinx du titymale

Genus: Hyles Hübner, [1819]   Original genus: Deilephila [Laspeyres], 1809

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):
   calverleyi Grote, 1865

Adult:
H. tithymali (© Teresa Farino)
Adult, Alcal, Tenerife, Canary Islands, March 7, 2014
(Photo by Teresa Farino, Iberian Wildlife Tours)
H. tithymali (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Canary Islands, July 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. tithymali (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Canary Islands, July 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Larva:
H. tithymali (© Michel Tarrier)
Larva, Goulmima, Morocco
(Photo by Michel Tarrier, Les Papillons, mémoire vive du Maroc)
H. tithymali (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Canary Islands, August 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. tithymali (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Canary Islands, June 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. tithymali (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Canary Islands, June 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. tithymali (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Canary Islands, June 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. tithymali (© Jonathan Agius)
Larva ssp. sammuti Eitschberger, Danner & Surholt, 1998, Zabbar, Malta, June 12, 2004
(Photo by Jonathan Agius)

Pupa:
H. tithymali (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Canary Islands, June 27, 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. tithymali (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Canary Islands, June 27, 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Egg:
H. tithymali (© Paolo Mazzei)
Eggs, Canary Islands, July 12, 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Euphorbia, E. regis-jubae

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

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