Agrius cingulata Fabricius 1775 - (pink spotted hawkmoth)
This hawkmoth is found in the Americas and breeds on plants of the family Convolvulaceae. It is sometimes regarded as a minor pest of sweet potatoes. It has also spread to other regions like Africa (Ballesteros-Mejia et al., 2011).
Publications covering Agrius cingulata
International Journal of Pest Management (2011) 57, 153-159
Liliana Ballesteros-Mejia, Ian J. Kitching and Jan Beck (2011)
Projecting the potential invasion of the Pink Spotted Hawkmoth (Agrius cingulata) across Africa