Marumba dyras (Walker, 1856) - Dull Swirled Hawkmoth

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Marumba dyras (Walker, 1856) – Dull Swirled Hawkmoth: Bombax ceiba, Microcos tomentosa, Helicteres isora, Kydia calycina, Sterculia villosa (Malvaceae), Sapindus trifoliatus, Schleichera trijuga (Sapindaceae), Tectona grandis (Lamiaceae)(Robinson et al.2010).

  1. Hampson, G. 1892. Moths 1. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig, pg. 69,#91, fg.4
  2. Kitching, I. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. Website accessed July 2015
  3. Pittaway, A.R. & I.J. Kitching. Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic (including Siberia, the Russian Far East, Mongolia, China, Taiwan, the Korean Peninsula and Japan.). Website accessed July 2015.
  4. 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 13600; Image 19.   DOI.10.11609/jott.4694.11.5.13592-13604.

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Marumba dyras (Walker, 1856) – Dull Swirled Hawkmoth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.50. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/marumba-dyras, accessed 2023/06/06.