Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Lepidoptera > Family: Sphingidae > Genus: Hyles > Species: Hyles hippophaes > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Hyles hippophaes hippophaes (Esper, 1789) Fauna Europaea (2005)
Hyles hippophaes bienerti (Staudinger, 1874) Fauna Europaea (2005)

Hyles hippophaes Esper, 1779

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Black Sea - Unknown
Continental - Unknown
Mediterranean - Unknown
Steppic - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
May also occur in
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1077


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.


Data deficient


Not evaluated


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Hyles amelia Boyer, 1827

Other resources

Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100