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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Macroglossinae > Macroglossini > Choerocampina > Rhagastis

Rhagastis confusa Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 – Indistinct Mottled 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
Himachal Pradesh
Uttarakhand
All states
Similiar species:
Rhagastis castor and albomarginatus, see Pittaway, A.R. & I.J. Kitching (link in references)

List of Rhagastis Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 known from India.
Rhagastis acuta (Walker, 1856), Karnataka (Melichar, 2012); Uttarakhand (Sondhi and Sondhi,2016).
Rhagastis albomarginatus (Rothschild, 1894), North Eastern India, Nepal (Pittaway and Kitching, 2020).
Rhagastis castor (Walker, 1856), Asssam (Arandhara et al., 2017); Kerala (Sondhi et al., 2017).
Rhagastis confusa Rothschild & Jordan, 1903, Himalayan region (Sanyal et al., 2018, Meghalaya, Nepal (Shreshta, 2009).
Rhagastis gloriosa (Butler, 1875), Nepal, West Bengal (Pittaway and Kitching, 2020).
Rhagastis lunata (Rothschild, 1900), Assam, Himalaya (Sanyal et al., 2018).
Rhagastis olivacea (Moore, 1872), Himachal Pradesh, Nepal.
Rhagastis velata (Walker, 1866), Assam, Meghalaya, Nepal, Sikkim (Bortolin et al., 1998).
References:
  1. 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/r_con.htm [accessed 11 June 2016]
  2. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=75734 [accessed 11 June 2016]
  3. Wikipedia contributors. Rhagastis confusa [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; 2014 Sep 23, 07:21 UTC [cited 2016 Jun 11]. Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Rhagastis_confusa&oldid=626733361.

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Anonymous. 2022. Rhagastis confusa Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 – Indistinct Mottled 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/355656/Rhagastis-confusa
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