Sphingidae Smerinthinae Smerinthini Marumba quercus Smerinthus ocellata
Mimas tiliae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lime Hawk-moth
Sphinx du tilleul

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

Synonims (genus):
   Lucena Rambur, 1840
  Synonims (species):
   montana Daniel & Wolfsberger, 1955

Adult:
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 20, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, October 28, 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, April 25, 2003
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Manziana (Roma), Italy, April 1996
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 10, 2003
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. tiliae (© Diego Reggianti)
Adult, Roma, Italy, August 1998
(Photo by Diego Reggianti)
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Manziana (Roma), Italy, June 1988
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Larva:
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Manziana (Roma), Italy, June 1994
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, September 24, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 1998
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 1998
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, September 10, 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, September 10, 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, September 10, 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva (ready to pupate), Manziana (Roma), Italy, July 1990
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. tiliae (© Dmitry Gavryushin)
Larva, Naro-Fominsk, Moscow region, Russia, June 28, 2005
(Photo by Dmitry Gavryushin)

Pupa:
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Manziana (Roma), Italy, June 1992
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Egg:
M. tiliae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Eggs, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, June 2000
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Tilia, Prunus, Betula, Alnus glutinosa, Alnus incana, Ulmus glabra

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

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