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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Smerinthinae > Leucophlebiini > Leucophlebia

Leucophlebia emittens Walker, 1866 – Small 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. 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. 159 #36. Plate II larva fg.16
  2. Kitching, I. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. http://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/1461 [accessed 23 Sep 2015]

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Anonymous. 2022. Leucophlebia emittens Walker, 1866 – Small 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/355297/Leucophlebia-emittens
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