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Clanis bilineata
(soyabean hawkmoth)

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Clanis bilineata (soyabean hawkmoth)

Summary

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  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Clanis bilineata
  • Preferred Common Name
  • soyabean hawkmoth
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Adult of Clanis bilineata tsingtauica from Shaanxi, China.
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Adult of Clanis bilineata tsingtauica from Shaanxi, China.
AdultAdult of Clanis bilineata tsingtauica from Shaanxi, China.©A.R. Pittaway

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Clanis bilineata (Walker)

Preferred Common Name

  • soyabean hawkmoth

Other Scientific Names

  • Ambulyx bilineata (Walker) Hampson, 1892
  • Basiana bilineata Walker, 1856

International Common Names

  • English: Chinese bean sphinx; hawkmoth, soyabean; hawkmoth, soybean; soybean hawkmoth
  • Chinese: dadou tian-er; dou tian-er; nanfang dou tian-er

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Sphingidae
  •                             Genus: Clanis
  •                                 Species: Clanis bilineata

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020

Growth Stages

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Vegetative growing stage

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Leaves / external feeding

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Bacillus thuringiensis
Bacillus thuringiensis galleriae Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Exorista bombycis Parasite Arthropods|Larvae

References

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Bell TRD; Scott FB, 1937. Moths, Vol. 5, Sphingidae. In: Sewell RBS, ed. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. London, UK: Taylor & Francis.

Chu HF; Wang LY, 1980. Economic Insect Fauna of China. Fasc. 22. Lepidoptera: Sphingidae. Beijing, China: Science Press, 84 pp.

Chu HF; Wang LY; Fang CL, 1979. Atlas of Moths and Caterpillars Vol. 1. Beijing, China: Science Press.

Clark BP, 1936. Descriptions of twenty-four new Sphingidae and notes concerning two others. Proceedings of the New Zealand Zoological Club, 15:71-91.

Cotes EC; Swinhoe C, 1887. A Catalogue of the Moths of India, Part 1. Sphinges. Calcutta, India: Trustees of the Indian Museum.

D'Abrera B, 1986. Sphingidae Mundi: Hawk Moths of the World. Faringdon, UK: E. W. Classey Ltd., 226 pp. [published 1987]

Derzhavets YuA, 1984. A review of the classification of sphinx moths (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae) with a list of species of the fauna of the USSR. Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie, 63(3):604-620

Gai JY; Cui ZL, 1997. A study of methods and criteria of identification of resistance to leaf-feeding insects in soybean breeding. Acta Agronomica Sinica, 23(4):400-407.

Holloway JD, 1987. Superfamily Bombycoidea: families Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Brahmpidae, Saturniidae, Sphingidae. Moths of Borneo, No. 3:199 pp.

Inoue H, 1961. Check list of the Lepidoptera of Japan. Tokyo, Japan: Rikusuisha.

Inoue H; Kennett RD; Kitching IJ, 1997. Sphingidae. Moths of Thailand, vol. 2. Bangkok, Thailand: Chok Chai Press, 149 pp.

Kendrick RC, 1998. Hong Kong moths. World Wide Web page at http://web.hku.hk/~kendrick/sph/cla_bili.htm.

Kim CW; Nam SH; Lee SM, 1982. Illustrated Flora and Fauna of Korea Vol. 26, Insecta 8. Seoul, Korea Republic: Ministry of Education.

Li CG; Guo WJ, 1990. The sphinx moths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Shanxi Province and amino acid composition analysis of medical species. Journal of Shanxi University (Natural Science Edition), 13(4):439-443.

Lin CS, 1987. Sphingid moths and their larval food plants in Taiwan. Journal of Taiwan Museum, 40(2):101-120

Lin CS, 1989. Sphingid moths of Kenting Botanical Garden. Journal of the Taiwan Museum, 42(2):49-54.

Mell R, 1922. Contributions to the fauna of China (II). Biology and systematics of the southern Chinese Sphingidae. Berlin, Germany.

Mell R, 1935. Contributions to the fauna of China. XV. On the systematics and ecology of the sphingids and saturniids of Chekiang (Coll. Höne). Mitteilungen der Zoologischen Museum Berlin, 20:337-365.

Nakatomi K, 1987. Sphingidae. In: Sugi S, ed. Larvae of Larger Moths in Japan. Tokyo, Japan.

Ren CG; Chen FQ; Wang HJ, 1993. Study on the spatial distribution model of Clanis bilineata Walker larvae and sampling techniques. Entomological Knowledge, 30(6):331-333

Sun FaRen; Wang HuaiKuan; Ji Min, 1993. Studies on the nuclear polyhedrosis virus disease of Clanis bilineata tsingtauica Mell. Acta Agriculturae Boreali-Sinica, 8(4):59-63; 4 ref.

Sun FR, 1993. Studies on the control of Clanis bilineata tsingtauica (Lep.: Sphingidae) with polyhedrosis virus. Chinese Journal of Biological Control, 9(1):26-28; 4 ref.

Tennent WJ, 1992. The Hawk Moths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Hong Kong and South-east China. Entomologist's Record, 104:88-112.

Wang L; Zhao W, 1993. Lepidoptera: Sphingidae. In: Huang F, ed. Insects of Wuling Mountains area, southwestern China. Beijing, China: Science Press.

Wang LY, 1992. Lepidoptera: Hepialidae, Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, Epicopeiidae, Cyclidiidae, Drepanidae, Sphingidae, Bombycidae, Saturniidae, Brahmaeidae, Uraniidae, Callidulidae. In: Peng JW, Liu YQ, eds. Iconography of forest insects in Hunan China. Hunan, China: Academia Sinica & Hunan Forestry Institute, 782-799.

Wang LY, 1993. Lepidoptera: Thyrididae, Cyclidiidae, Drepanidae, Sphingidae, Bombycidae, Saturniidae, Brahmaeidae. In: Huang CM, ed. Animals of Longqi Mountain. Beijing, China: China Forestry Publishing House.

Xiao GR et al., eds, 1991. Forest Insects of China (Edn 2). Beijing, China: China Forestry Publishing House.

Yang CZ, 1978. Moths of North China Vol. 2. Beijing, China: Peking Agricultural University.

Yang FC; ed, 1990. Comprehensive study of the natural resources of the Tianmu Mountain Nature Reserve. Zhejiang, China: Zhejiang Scientific and Technical Publishing House.

Distribution References

Bell T R D, Scott F B, 1937. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 5, Sphingidae. [ed. by Sewell R B]. London, UK: Taylor & Francis.

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated b. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Chu H F, Wang L Y, 1980. Economic insect fauna of China. Fasc. 22. Lepidoptera: Sphingidae. In: Economic insect fauna of China. Fasc. 22. Lepidoptera: Sphingidae. Beijing, China: Science Press. vii + 84 pp.

Clark B P, 1936. Descriptions of twenty-four new Sphingidae and notes concerning two others. Proceedings of the New Zealand Zoological Club. 71-91.

Cotes E C, Swinhoe C, 1887. A Catalogue of the Moths of India, Part 1. Sphinges. Calcutta, India: Trustees of the Indian Museum.

D'Abrera B, 1986. Sphingidae Mundi: hawk moths of the world: based on a checklist by Alan Hayes and the collection he curated in the British Museum (Natural History). Faringdon, Oxon, UK: E. W. Classey Ltd. 226 pp.

Gai JunYi, Cui ZhangLin, 1997. A study of methods and criteria of identification of resistance to leaf-feeding insects in soyabean breeding. Acta Agronomica Sinica. 23 (4), 400-407.

Holloway J D, 1987. Moths of Borneo. 199 pp.

Inoue H, 1961. Check list of the Lepidoptera of Japan., Tokyo, Japan: Rikusuisha.

Inoue H, Kennett RD, Kitching IJ, 1997. Sphingidae. Moths of Thailand., 2 Bangkok, Thailand: Chok Chai Press. 149 pp.

Kendrick RC, 1998. Hong Kong moths., http://web.hku.hk/~kendrick/sph/cla_bili.htm

Kim CW, Nam SH, Lee SM, 1982. Illustrated Flora and Fauna of Korea. In: Insecta 8, 26 Seoul, Korea: Ministry of Education.

Li CG, Guo WJ, 1990. The sphinx moths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Shanxi Province and amino acid composition analysis of medical species. In: Journal of Shanxi University (Natural Science Edition), 13 (4) 439-443.

Lin C S, 1987. Sphingid moths and their larval food plants in Taiwan. Journal of Taiwan Museum. 40 (2), 101-120.

Mell R, 1922. Contributions to the fauna of China (II). Biology and systematics of the southern Chinese Sphingidae. Berlin, Germany:

Mell R, 1935. Contributions to the fauna of China. XV. On the systematics and ecology of the sphingids and saturniids of Chekiang (Coll. Höne). Mitteilungen der Zoologischen Museum Berlin. 337-365.

Nakatomi K, 1987. Sphingidae. In: Larvae of Larger Moths in Japan, [ed. by Sugi S]. Tokyo, Japan:

Ren C G, Chen F Q, Wang H J, 1993. Study on the spatial distribution model of Clanis bilineata Walker larvae and sampling techniques. Entomological Knowledge. 30 (6), 331-333.

Tennent WJ, 1992. The Hawk Moths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Hong Kong and South-east China. In: Entomologist's Record, 104 88-112.

Wang L, Zhao W, 1993. Lepidoptera: Sphingidae. In: Insects of Wuling Mountains area, southwestern China, [ed. by Huang F]. Beijing, China: Science Press.

Wang LY, 1992. Lepidoptera: Hepialidae, Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, Epicopeiidae, Cyclidiidae, Drepanidae, Sphingidae, Bombycidae, Saturniidae, Brahmaeidae, Uraniidae, Callidulidae. In: Iconography of forest insects in Hunan China, [ed. by Peng JW, Liu YQ]. Hunan, China: Academia Sinica & Hunan Forestry Institute. 782-799.

Wang LY, 1993. Lepidoptera: Thyrididae, Cyclidiidae, Drepanidae, Sphingidae, Bombycidae, Saturniidae, Brahmaeidae. In: Animals of Longqi Mountain, [ed. by Huang CM]. Beijing, China: China Forestry Publishing House.

Yang CZ, 1978. Moths of North China., 2 Beijing, China: Peking Agricultural University.

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