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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Macroglossinae > Macroglossini > Acosmerygina > Acosmeryx

Acosmeryx naga (Moore, [1858]) – Naga Hawkmoth

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
Sikkim
Uttarakhand
All states
Similiar species:
The bold grey and black straight patterns on the forewing separates this species from other Acosmeryx spp.

List of Acosmeryx Boisduval, [1875] known from India.
Acosmeryx anceus (Stoll, 1781), Assam (Arandhara et al.,2017) Jharkhand (Singh et al.,2018), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013), Kerala (Sondhi et al., 2017).
Acosmeryx akanshi Melichar,Řezáč,Manjunatha & Horecký, 2014, Kerala (Sondhi et al., 2017), Tamil Nadu (Iyer and Kitching, 2019).
Acosmeryx castanea Rothschild & Jordan,1903, Sikkim Himalaya region (Khan and Raina, 2017).
Acosmeryx naga (Moore, 1858), Punjab (Singh and Kaur, 2017), Sikkim Himalaya (Khan and Raina, 2017).
Acosmeryx omissa Rothschild & Jordan,1903, Himalayan region (Sanyal et al., 2018); West Bengal (Shah, 2016).
Acosmeryx pseudonaga Butler,1881, Sikkim (Kitching, 2020).
Acosmeryx sericeus (Walker, 1856), Meghalaya; (Bortolin et al., 1998), Sikkim (Kitching, 2020), Himalayan region (Sanyal et al.,2018).
Acosmeryx shervillii Boisduval, 1875, Assam (Arandhara et al., 2017, Karnataka (Melichar, 2012), Maharashtra, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu.
Acosmeryx Socrates Boisduval, 1875, Himalayan region (Sanyal et al., 2018), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013).
References:
  1. Kitching, I. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. Website accessed July 2015

  2. 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.


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Anonymous. 2022. Acosmeryx naga (Moore, [1858]) – Naga Hawkmoth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/102970/Acosmeryx-naga
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