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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Macroglossinae > Macroglossini > Choerocampina > Hippotion

Hippotion rosetta (Swinhoe, 1892) – Swinhoe's Striated Hawkmoth

Reliably separated from Hippotion boerhaviae (Fabricius, 1775) by comparing genitalia.
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Hippotion boerhaviae from which is is reliably separated by genitalia. 
http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/h_boe.htm [accessed 08 March 2019]

References:
  1. OD: Choerocampa rosetta Swinhoe, 1892. Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. Univ. Mus.1: 16. TL: [Indonesia, Maluku,] Ceram [Seram].
  2. http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/h_ros.htm [accessed 08 March 2019]
  3. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/sphi/rosetta.html [accessed 08 March 2019]
  4. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-3/sphingidae/sphingidae_29_5.php [accessed 08 March 2019]

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Sankararaman H.. 2021. Hippotion rosetta (Swinhoe, 1892) – Swinhoe's Striated 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/356695/Hippotion-rosetta
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