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

Hippotion velox (Fabricius, 1793) – Dark Striated Hawkmoth

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References:
  1. OD: Sphinx velox Fabricius, 1793, Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 378. Type locality: "India orientali".
  2. http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/h_vel.htm [accessed 12 April 2019]
  3. G. Iyer & I.J. Kitching (2019). A preliminary study of the hawkmoth diversity (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(5): 13592–13604. https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4694.11.5.13592-13604

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Anonymous. 2021. Hippotion velox (Fabricius, 1793) – Dark 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/356713/Hippotion-velox
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