FAUNA and FUNGHI of MALTA
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Hyles livornica  Esper, 1779
Main synonym = Sphinx livornica    Esper, 1780
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Sphingidae
White-lined Sphinx, Striped Hawk-moth     Baħrija tad-dwieli
Further Information:
A common moth which its colourful la rvae feeds specifically on plants of the Spurge family (Euphorbiaceae). For Malta, this is a protected species.










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