: Sphingidae (Hawk Moths)Subfamily
: Theretra clotho clotho (Drury, 1773)Location
: Along the road leading to Singapore Quarry
Frequents open forest, forest edge, orchards, plantations, wooded scrub, suburban gardens and city parks. A species which likes warm humid areas, being confined to regions with medium to heavy rainfall (Bell & Scott, 1937). They avidly visit flowers at and after dusk (Bell & Scott, 1937) and may sometimes be attracted to light.
- Source: Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic
by A.R. Pittaway & I.J. KitchingNote 1
: ID by Roger Kendrick & Craig Williams.Note 2
: One of the host plants observed in Singapore is Cissus hastata (family Vitaceae).