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Hyles sammuti  Eitschberger, Danner & Surholt, 1998
Main synonym = Hyles tithymali sammuti    Eitschberger, Danner & Surholt, 1998
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Sphingidae
Maltese Spurge Hawkmoth, Barbary Spurge Hawkmoth     Baħrija tat-tengħud
Further Information:
The larva of this moth lives specifically on the spurge and is found where the spurge grows. This moth is common on garigues and valley sides where spurges are abundant. For Malta, this is a protected species.














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