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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Macroglossinae > Macroglossini > Choerocampina > Hyles

Hyles hippophaes (Esper, 1789) – Sea Buckthorn Hawkmoth

Indian and global distribution:
Known from India only by a single specimen collected by Avinov in 1912 from Panomik, Nubro, Ladakh (=Panamik, Nubra Valley, Ladakh), housed in the BMNH (Smetacek & Kitching, 2012). Records bk334-336 represent the first sighting from India after 105 years.
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
All states
Similiar species:
Other Hyles spp.
References:
  1. Kitching, I. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. Hyles hippophaes bienerti http://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/1307 [accessed 27 January 2017]
  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/h_bie.htm [accessed 27 January 2017]
  3. Pucherna, Jiří. Sphingidae Museum Database'.  http://en.sphingidae-museum.com/database/index.php?gen=Hyles&spec=hippophaes&subsp=bienerti [accessed 27 January 2017]
  4. Smetacek, P., & Kitching, I. J. (2012). The hawkmoths of Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, India (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). Nachr. entomol. Ver. Apollo, N. F. 32 (3/4): 113–115. [accessed 27 January 2017]

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Anonymous. 2021. Hyles hippophaes (Esper, 1789) – Sea Buckthorn 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/355943/Hyles-hippophaes
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