Neogurelca hyas (Walker, 1856) - Even-banded Hawkmoth

Taxonomic Information

Neogurelca Hogenes & Treadaway, 1993 species known from India. 
Neogurelca himachala (Butler, [1876]) (Lophura). India (Arunachal Pradeh); Nepal.
Neogurelca hyas (Walker, 1856)(Lophura).India; Nepal; Bhutan; Myanmar.
Neogurelca masuriensis (Butler, 1875) (Lophura). India (NW Himalayas, TL: Mussoorie, Uttarakhand); Bhutan. 
Neogurelca montana (Rothschild & Jordan, 1915) (Gurelca).Assam; Tibet.
 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Lakshadweep
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Neogurelca hyas (Walker, 1856) – Even-banded Hawkmoth: Morinda citrifolia, Paederia foetida (Rubiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).
  1. OD: Lophura hyas Walker, 1856. List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 8: 107. Type locality: [Indonesia,] Java [Jawa].
  2. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg. 110, # 173, Fig. 65 as Gurelca hyas
  3. Iyer, G. & I.J. Kitching. 2019. A preliminary study of the hawkmoth diversity (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(5): 13592–13604.  Pg:13594; Image 1a&b.    DOI.10.11609/jott.4694.11.5.13592-13604.
  4. http://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/1961  [accessed 01 November 2017]
  5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neogurelca_hyas 
  6. https://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/n_hya.htm  [accessed 01 November 2017]

 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Neogurelca hyas (Walker, 1856) – Even-banded Hawkmoth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/neogurelca-hyas, accessed 2024/04/19.