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

Cechetra scotti (Rothschild, 1920) – Scott's Green Hawkmoth

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Very similiar to some of the green forms of Cechetra lineosa. The deep green costa and basal pink flushing of the forewings and dorsally pink anntenae is one the most visible characteristics of scotti.

List of Cechetra Zolotuhin & Ryabov, 2012 known from India.
Cechetra lineosa (Walker, 1856), Arunachal Pradesh (Chandra and Sambath 2013), Assam (Arandhara et al., 2017), Punjab (Singh and Kaur 2020).
Cechetra minor (Butler, 1875), Nepal, Northern India (Pittaway and Kitching, 2020).
Cechetra scotti Rothschild, 1920, North West India and Nepal (Rafi et al., 2014).
  1. Kitching, I. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. [accessed 3 Oct 2015]
  2. Wikipedia contributors. Cechenena scotti [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; 2014 Sep 16, 10:44 UTC [cited 2015 Oct 3]. Available from:

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Anonymous. 2022. Cechetra scotti (Rothschild, 1920) – Scott's Green Hawkmoth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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