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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Macroglossinae > Macroglossini > Choerocampina > Theretra

Theretra oldenlandiae (Fabricius, 1775) – White-Banded Hunter 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
Assam
Chhattisgarh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Theretra silhetensis has a single white abdominal line and lacks the second dark oblique post medial band on the forewing. Theretra lycetus pale double lines on abdomen becoming indistinct posteriorly see http://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/2841.
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.448 #164
  2. Kitching, I. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. http://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/2856 [accessed 1 Oct 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.). http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/t_old.htm
    [accessed 1 Oct 2015]

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Anonymous. 2021. Theretra oldenlandiae (Fabricius, 1775) – White-Banded Hunter Hawkmoth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355304/Theretra-oldenlandiae
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