Sphinx [Hyloicus] pinastri Linnaeus 1758 (Family Sphingidae)

Forewing Length: 35-41mm, Wingspan: 65-80mm; Proboscis Length: 28-33m
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - September
(Earliest: 29.7)
(Winter) May - August
(Earliest: 22.5)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Several Pinaceae
Food:
(Adult)

Lonicera periclymenum
Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Phryxe nemea Larva

Phryxe vulgaris Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Sphinx pinastri
Sphinx pinastri
Nature Spot: Pine Hawk-moth - Sphinx pinastri
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Sphinx pinastri
Lepiforum: Sphinx pinastri


Pictures © 2003 J.K. Lindsey, 2014 R. Thunus

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