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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Macroglossinae > Macroglossini > Macroglossina > Nephele

Nephele hespera (Fabricius, 1775) – Crepuscular 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
Andhra Pradesh
Delhi
Gujarat
Himachal Pradesh
Karnataka
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Uttarakhand
All states
Similiar species:
List of Nephele Hübner, [1819] known from India.
Nephele comma Hopffer, 1857, India (Pittaway and Kitching, 2013).
Nephele hespera (Fabricius, 1775), Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Srinagar Uttarakhand (Singh and Kaur, 2012).
References:
  1. Kitching, I. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. http://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/2006
    [accessed 28 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/n_hes.htm [accessed 28 Oct 2015]

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Anonymous. 2022. Nephele hespera (Fabricius, 1775) – Crepuscular 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/355441/Nephele-hespera
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