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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Smerinthinae > Leucophlebiini > Leucophlebia

Leucophlebia lineata Westwood, 1847 – Large Candy-striped Hawkmoth

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Vide Bell & Scott, 1937
Fore wing upperside with one broad longitudinal maize-yellow streak. -
L. emittens
Fore wing upperside with a broad upper and a narrow lower, longitudinal maize-yellow streak. - L. lineata

List of Leucophlebia Westwood, 1847 known from India.
Leucophlebia emittens (Walker, 1866), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013), Maharashtra (Gurule et al., 2013). Madhya Pradesh (Chandra and Nema, 2007). North western Himalaya, Punjab (Sood et al., 2006). Burma and Western Himalaya, Sikkim (Singh and Kaur, 2015).
Leucophlebia lineata (Westwood, 1847), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013), Kerala (Mathew et al., 2018), Punjab (Pathiana et al., 2014), Tamil Nadu (Iyer and Kitching,2019), Uttarakhand (Sanyal et al., 2018).

References:
  1. Allen, M. 1993. Marvelous Moths of Nepal, pg 24, pl 14.
  2. Bell, T.R.D & F. B. Scott. 1937. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 5. Sphingidae 537p - 1 folding map - 15 pl. Pg. 157 #35. Plate II Larva fgs 13,14 pupa fg.15
  3. Hampson, G. 1892. 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 74, # 100
  4. Kitching, I. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. Website accessed July 2015
  5. 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. Leucophlebia lineata Westwood, 1847 – Large Candy-striped 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/355047/Leucophlebia-lineata
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