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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Sphinginae > Sphingini > Sphinx

Sphinx oberthueri (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903) – Masson Pine Hawkmoth

First record from India, extending its known range westwards from Thailand.
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
Nagaland
All states
Similiar species:
Sphinx bhutana

http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/s_bhu.htm [accessed 08 January 2018]


List of Sphinx Linnaeus, 1758 known from India.
Sphinx ligustri Linneaus, 1758, North Western India (Rafi et al., 2014).
Sphinx oberthueri (Rothschild and Jordan, 1903), Manipur (Pittaway and Kitching, 2020).
References:
First record from India, extending its known range westwards from Thailand. 

  1. http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/s_obe.htm [accessed 08 January 2018]
  2. http://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/2650 [accessed 08 January 2018]

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Anonymous. 2022. Sphinx oberthueri (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903) – Masson Pine 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/356243/Sphinx-oberthueri
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