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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Smerinthinae > Sichiini > Marumba

Marumba nympha Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 – Chestnut Swirled Hawkmoth

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
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List of Marumba Moore, known from India.
Marumba cristata (Butler, 1875), Himachal Pradesh (Smetacek, 2004), Karnataka (Melicharetal.,2012), Punjab (Pathiana et al., 2014), Sikkim (Raina and Khan, 2017).
Marumba dyras (Walker, 1856), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013), Punjab (Pathiana et al., 2014), Tamil Nadu (Iyer and Kitching, 2019).
Marumba gaschkewitschii irata (Joicey and Kaye, 1917), Himalayan region (Sanyal et al., 2018).
Marumba indicus (Walker, 1856), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013), Maharashtra (Subhalakshmi et al., 2011).
Marumba irata Joicey & Kaye, 1917, Manipur, Nagaland (Vaidya et al., 2015).
Marumba juvencus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1912), Jammu and Kashmir (Ganai et al., 2020).
Marumba nympha Rothschild & Jordan, 1903, Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013),Kerala (Mathew et al., 2018), Maharashtra (Subhalakshmi et al., 2011),Tamil Nadu (Iyer and Kitching, 2019).
Marumba poliotis Hampson, 1911, Karnataka (Kitching, I.J. 2020), Maharashtra (Subhalakshmi et al., 2011).
Marumba saishiuana Okamoto, 1924, Nagaland (Kitching et al. (2017).
Marumba sperchius (Ménétriés, 1857), Uttarakhand (Sondhi and Sondhi, 2016), Nepal.
References:
  1. Bell, T.R.D & F. B. Scott. 1937. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 5. Taylor & Francis, London. Sphingidae. Page 182 #43, Plate III fg.1 and 2 (Larva and pupa)
  2. Kitching, I. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. http://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/1872 [accessed 8 February 2016]

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Anonymous. 2022. Marumba nympha Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 – Chestnut Swirled 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/355589/Marumba-nympha
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