FAMILY SPHINGIDAE
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Ambulyx clavata Jordan
Oxyambulyx clavata Jordan, 1929, Novit, zool., 35: 61.
Oxyambulyx clavata Jordan; Diehl, 1980: 17.


Ambulyx clavata
(.65 natural size)


Diagnosis.
See Ambulyx pryeri Distant.

Geographical range. Sundaland.

Habitat preference. O. clavata is much rarer than the previous species and more frequently encountered in the lowlands.

Biology. Dupont & Roepke (1941) note the larva to resemble that of A. substrigilis. The Javan host-plant recorded was Lagerstroemia (Lythraceae).

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