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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Sphinginae > Sphingini > Psilogramma genus-group > Psilogramma

Psilogramma increta (Walker, [1865]) – Plain Grey 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
Chhattisgarh
Karnataka
Meghalaya
Nagaland
Tripura
Uttarakhand
All states
Similiar species:
Psilogramma discistriga best distinguished by the colour of the underside of the abdomen - brownish in discistriga, pure white in increta (Pittaway, A.R. & I.J. Kitching).
References:
  1. Kitching, I. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. http://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/2405 [accessed 8 December 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/p_inc.htm [accessed 8 December 2015]
  3. http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/p_inc.htm [accessed 11 July 2017] for pre-pupal form of larval stages. 

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Veino, J. , Rakoveine, M. J. & Yuvadeedan. 2021. Psilogramma increta (Walker, [1865]) – Plain Grey 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/355492/Psilogramma-increta
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