Deilephila elpenor (Elephant Hawk-moth)

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Deilephila elpenor (Elephant Hawk-moth)

Deilephila elpenor (Elephant Hawk-moth)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: "Macro-heterocera" (Macro-moths)
Family: Sphingidae (Hawk moths)
Subfamily: Macroglossinae
Genus: Deilephila
Species: Deilephila elpenor (Elephant Hawk-moth)

Norwegian name: Stor snabelsvermer

Host plants: Calla palustris, Epilobium, Galium, Impatiens, Marsh-marigold (Caltha palustris), Menyanthes, Rosebay Willowherb (Epilobium angustifolium)

Confusion species: Deilephila porcellus (Small Elephant Hawk-moth)