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

Psilogramma discistriga (Walker, 1856) – Large Brown Hawkmoth

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Psilogramma increta abdomen pure white as oppose to brownish.

List of Psilogramma Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 known from India.
Psilogramma discistriga (Walker, 1856), Assam, Nepal (Arandhara et al., 2017).
Psilogramma increta (Walker, 1865), Assam, Karnataka, Meghalaya (Singh and Kaur, 2017), kerala (Mathew et al., 2018), Punjab (Sood et al., 2006), Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand (Gurule et al., 2013).
Psilogramma menephron (Cramer, 1780), Assam, Goa, Karnataka, Uttarakhand (Singh et
al., 2012), Jharkhand (Sambath, 2011), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013), Madhya Pradesh (Chandra et al., 2013), Nagaland (Chakraborthy et al., 2017).
Psilogramma orientalis Brechlin, 2001, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka (Singh et al., 2012).
Psilogramma renneri Eitschberger, 2001, Karnataka (Melichar, et al, 2018), Tamil Nadu (Iyer and Kitching 2019).
Psilogramma vates (Butler, 1875), Jharkhand (Sambath, 2014), Karnataka (Melichar et al., 2018), Punjab (Pathiana, Sharma and Gill, 2014), Tamil Nadu (Iyer and Kitching, 2019).

  1. Kitching, I. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. Psilogramma discistriga [accessed 27 January 2017]
  2. Pittaway, A.R. & Kitching, I.J. (2017). Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic (including Siberia, the Russian Far East, Mongolia, China, Taiwan, the Korean Peninsula and Japan) Psilogramma discistriga [accessed 27 January 2017]

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Anonymous. 2022. Psilogramma discistriga (Walker, 1856) – Large Brown 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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