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Sweetpotato hornworm (027) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Sweet potato hornworm, Convolvulus hawk moth

Scientific Name

Agrius convolvuli

AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson
Information (and Photo 2) from O'Sullivan J et al . Sweetpotato DiagNotes: A diagnostic key and Information tool for sweetpotato problems. ( Photo 3 Wikipedia. (

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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