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Marumba cristata (Butler, 1875) – Common Striped Hawkmoth

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag
All states
Similiar species:
  1. OD: Triptogon cristata Butler, 1875. Descriptions of new species of Sphingidae. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1875: 238-261. Text at
  2. Marumba cristata in Rothschild L. & Jordan K, 1903. A revision of the Lepidopterous family Sphingidae. Novitates zoologicae. Vol. 9 (suppl.), 813pp.
  3. Bell, T.R.D & F. B. Scott. 1937. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 5. Taylor & Francis, London. Sphingidae. 537pp. Pg. 178, #40 for Marumba cristata cristata
  4. 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.).

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Anonymous. 2021. Marumba cristata (Butler, 1875) – Common Striped Hawkmoth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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