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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Smerinthinae > Smerinthinae incertae sedis > Polyptychus

Polyptychus dentatus (Cramer, 1777) – Straight-lined Crenulate Hawkmoth

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List of Polyptychus Hübner, [1819] known from India.
Polyptychus dentatus (Cramer, 1777), Jharkhand (Sambath, 2011), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013), Madhya Pradesh (Chandra et al., 2013), Uttarakhand, Maharashtra, Sikkim, West Bengal (Subhalakshmi et al., 2011).
Polyptychus trilineatus (Moore, 1888), Punjab (Singh and Kaur, 2017), Assam (Arandhara et al., 2017), Sikkim (Sood et al., 2006).
References:
  1. OD: Sphinx dentatus Cramer, 1777, Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exot.) 2: 42, pl. 125, fig. D. Type locality: [India,] "Coromandel" [Tamil Nadu/Andhra Pradesh].
  2. http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/p_den.htm [accessed 30 April 2019]
  3. http://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/2262 [accessed 30 April 2019]

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Anonymous. 2022. Polyptychus dentatus (Cramer, 1777) – Straight-lined Crenulate 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/356718/Polyptychus-dentatus
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