Acosmeryx anceus

Acosmeryx anceus
Acosmeryx anceus
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Acosmeryx anceus is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It was described by Caspar Stoll in 1781, and it is known from India, New Guinea, and Queensland, Australia.

Acosmeryx anceus

Acosmeryx anceus

Is Acosmeryx anceus harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Lepidoptera
family: Sphingidae
genus: Acosmeryx


The wingspan is 70–88 mm.


The larvae of subspecies subdentata have been found on plants in the genera Leea, Cayratia, Cissus, and Vitis. Larvae of ssp. anceus have been recorded on Cayratia clematidea, Cissus antarctica and Vitis vinifera.