Macroglossum trochilus - African hummingbird

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Macroglossum trochilus

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Mt Chinaka, Juliasdale.

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Widespread in tropical and South Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
RubiaceaeGalium (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
RubiaceaeRubia cordifolia subsp. conotricha (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Pinhey, E.C.G. (1975), Hawk Moths of Central and Southern Africa, Thomas Meikle Series No. 2, Longmans Southern Africa, Cape Town, p. 93.
africanmoths.com

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Macroglossum trochilus .
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402380, retrieved 25 April 2017

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