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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Macroglossinae > Macroglossini > Choerocampina > Cechetra

Cechetra lineosa (Walker, 1856) – Striped Green 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
Sikkim
All states
Similiar species:
A very variable species with forms that may appear very similiar to the species below:
C.minor:
the thorax is plain, lacking the pale stripe in the middle of the thorax.
C.scotti: the forewings flushed pink basally and the antennae proximally pink, the green costa is very prominent.
C.subangustata: upperside forewings uniformingly green underside greenish tone not an orange tone
References:
  1. Kitching, I. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. http://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/643 [accessed 3 Oct 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.). http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/c_lin.htm [accessed 3 Oct 2015]

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Anonymous. 2021. Cechetra lineosa (Walker, 1856) – Striped Green 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/355307/Cechetra-lineosa
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