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

Nephele hespera (Fabricius, 1775) – Crepuscular Hawkmoth

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andhra Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
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).
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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 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.
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