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

Cechetra minor (Butler, 1875) – Lesser 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
All states
Similiar species:
Similar to Cechetra lineosa, easily separated by the thorax which in lineosa has a pale stripe in the middle.

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).
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  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.). [accessed 3 Oct 2015]

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Anonymous. 2022. Cechetra minor (Butler, 1875) – Lesser 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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