Oleander Hawkmoth (D. nerii)

Neil Reimer nreimer at elele.peacesat.hawaii.edu
Fri May 29 10:44:11 EDT 1998

Barrie Harwood wrote:
> Has anybody any experience of rearing this species and if so, can you
> suggest suitable larval foodplants, (other than the obvious !).

In Hawaii, the only host plants I know of are, the obvious oleander
(Nerium indicum) and the desert rose (Adenium obesum) also in
Apocynaceae.  You might try other plants in the family Apocynaceae.

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