Hyles tithymali

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Taxonavigation: Bombycoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Ditrysia
Sectio: Cossina
Subsectio: Bombycina
Superfamilia: Bombycoidea

Familia: Sphingidae
Subfamilia: Macroglossinae
Tribus: Macroglossini
Subtribus: Choerocampina
Genus: Hyles
Species: Hyles tithymali
Subspecies: H. t. deserticola – H. t. gallaeci – H. t. gecki – H. t. himyarensis – H. t. mauretanica – H. t. phaelipae – H. t. tithymali


Hyles tithymali (Boisduval, 1834)

Type locality: Canary Islands.


  • Deilephila tithymali Boisduval, 1834
  • Deilephila calverleyi Grote & Robinson, 1865, Proc. Ent. Soc. Philad. 5: 56


  • Moths and Butterflies of Europe [1]
  • Sphingidae of the Western Palearctic [2]


  • Boisduval, 1834, Icon. hist. Lépid. Europ. 2: 30
  • Gil-T., F. & E. Gil-Uceda (2007): Description of Hyles tithymali phaelipae subspec. nov. from El Hierro Island (SW Canary Islands, Spain), based mainly on constant and characteristic differences in larval morphology. ISSN 0171-0079 | Atalanta 38 (1/2): 203-212. Full article: [3].
  • Gil-T., F. (2010): Concerning the morphology of Hyles tithymali from La Palma island (W. Canary islands, Spain) and its formal ascription to Hyles tithymali phaelipae Gil-T. & Gil-Uceda, 2007 (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae). ISSN 0171-0079 | Atalanta 41 (1/2): 253-256. Full article: [4].