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11 March 2022 First Report of Oleander Hawkmoth, Daphnis nerii (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) Feeding on Alstonia scholaris (Apocynaceae) from India
Afaq Ahmad Dar, Khowaja Jamal, Muzamil Syed Shah
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Alstonia scholaris (L.) R.Br. is reported as host plant for various arthropods, including various Lepidoptera species. In this present paper, Alstonia scholaris (L.) R.Br. is presented as a new host plant for Oleander Hawkmoth, Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus, 1758) for the first time from India. In addition, a list of other host plants associated with this moth species from India are also enlisted in this paper.

Afaq Ahmad Dar, Khowaja Jamal, and Muzamil Syed Shah "First Report of Oleander Hawkmoth, Daphnis nerii (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) Feeding on Alstonia scholaris (Apocynaceae) from India," Transactions of the American Entomological Society 148(1), 59-63, (11 March 2022). https://doi.org/10.3157/061.148.0105
Published: 11 March 2022
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Alstonia scholaris
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Lepidoptera
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