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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Macroglossinae > Macroglossini > Acosmerygina > Acosmeryx

Acosmeryx akanshi Melichar, Řezáč, Manjunatha & Horecký, 2014

Indian and global distribution:
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Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Karnataka
Kerala
Maharashtra
All states
Similiar species:
Very similar to Acosmeryx shervillii but the Western Ghats population has been spilt based on DNA barcoding and examination of genitalia.


List of Acosmeryx Boisduval, [1875] known from India.
Acosmeryx anceus (Stoll, 1781), Assam (Arandhara et al.,2017) Jharkhand (Singh et al.,2018), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013), Kerala (Sondhi et al., 2017).
Acosmeryx akanshi Melichar,Řezáč,Manjunatha & Horecký, 2014, Kerala (Sondhi et al., 2017), Tamil Nadu (Iyer and Kitching, 2019).
Acosmeryx castanea Rothschild & Jordan,1903, Sikkim Himalaya region (Khan and Raina, 2017).
Acosmeryx naga (Moore, 1858), Punjab (Singh and Kaur, 2017), Sikkim Himalaya (Khan and Raina, 2017).
Acosmeryx omissa Rothschild & Jordan,1903, Himalayan region (Sanyal et al., 2018); West Bengal (Shah, 2016).
Acosmeryx pseudonaga Butler,1881, Sikkim (Kitching, 2020).
Acosmeryx sericeus (Walker, 1856), Meghalaya; (Bortolin et al., 1998), Sikkim (Kitching, 2020), Himalayan region (Sanyal et al.,2018).
Acosmeryx shervillii Boisduval, 1875, Assam (Arandhara et al., 2017, Karnataka (Melichar, 2012), Maharashtra, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu.
Acosmeryx Socrates Boisduval, 1875, Himalayan region (Sanyal et al., 2018), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013).
References:
  1. OD: Acosmeryx akanshi Melichar, Řezáč, Manjunatha & Horecký, 2014. Melichar, TRezác, MManjunatha, HB, & C. Horecký. 2014. A new species of the genus Acosmeryx Boisduval, 1875 (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae) from the southern part of India. The European Entomologist. Vol. 6, Issue 3. 181-187. 
  2. http://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/5575 [accessed 11 July 2018]

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Anonymous. 2022. Acosmeryx akanshi Melichar, Řezáč, Manjunatha & Horecký, 2014. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.21. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/356450/Acosmeryx-akanshi
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