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Agrius convolvuli  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Main synonym = Protoparce orientalis    Butler, 1876
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Sphingidae
Convolvulus Hawkmoth, Bindweed Hawkmoth     Baħrija tal-leblieb
Further Information:
"A large moth which is somewhat rare in our islands. Plenty of information can be found on this [link]. The larva can have different colour forms mainly brown, green or black; they feed primarily on bindweed. Can be a migratory species. This species is protected in the Maltese Islands."














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