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Ambulyx aglaia (Jordan, 1923)

Previously considered a subspecies of Ambulyx substrigilis Westwood, 1847. Raised to species status by Melichar et al. 2018. 
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List of Ambulyx Westwood, 1847 known from India.
Ambulyx aglaia Jordan, 1923, Karnataka (Melichar et al., 2018).
Ambulyx auripennis Moore, 1879, India (Pittaway and Kitching, 2013).
Ambulyx bhutana Brechlin, 2014. India: Aruanchal Pradesh (Sondhi et al. 2021). 
Ambulyx belli (Jordan, 1923), Kerala (Sondhi et al., 2017), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013).
Ambulyx canescens (Walker, 1864), India (Bell and Scott, 1937).
Ambulyx interplacida Brechlin, 2006, Himalayan region (Sanyal et al., 2018).
Ambulyx lahora Bultler, 1875, North West India (Rafi et al., 2014).
Ambulyx liturata Butler, 1875, Assam, Bhutan, Nepal, Sikkim (Kitching, 2020).
Ambulyx maculifera (Walker, 1866), Arunachal Pradesh.
Ambulyx matti (Jordan, 1923), Jharkhand (Singh and Ranjan, 2016), North West India, Nepal (Rafi et al., 2014), Sikkim (Kitching, I.J. 2020).
Ambulyx moorei (Moore,1858), Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, (Kaleka et al., 2017), Kerala (Sondhi et al., 2017).
Ambulyx ochracea Butler, 1885, Meghalaya (Bortolin et al., 1998).
Ambulyx placida (Moore, 1888), Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir (Ganai et al., 2020), Nepal (Inoue, 1992).
Ambulyx pryeri (Distant, 1887), Tripura (Chakraborty et al., 2018).
Ambulyx sericeipennis (Butler, 1875), Assam, Meghalaya, Nepal, Sikkim (Rafi et al., 2014).
Ambulyx siamensis Inoue, 1991, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab (Pathiana et al., 2014).
Ambulyx substrigilis (Westwood, 1848), Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Karnataka (Kaleka t al., 2017) Assam (Arandhara et al.,2017), Jharkhand (Sambath, 2011), Kerala (Sondhi et al., 2017), Maharashtra. Southern India (Subhalakshmi et al., 2011).
Ambulyx tobii (Inoue, 1976), Sikkim (Khan and Raina, 2017).
  1. OD: Oxyambulyx substrigilis aglaia Jordan, 1923. Four new Sphingidae discovered by T. R. Bell in North Kanara. Novitates zoologicae : a journal of zoology in connection with the Tring Museum. 30: 186-190. 
  2. Ghorpadé, K., Patil, R.R. & Chandaragi, M.K., 2013. Notes on Hawk Moths (Lepidoptera–Sphingidae) in the Karwar-Dharwar transect, peninsular India: a tribute to TRD Bell (1863–1948). Colemania33, pp.1-16.
  3. Melichar, T., J. Haxaire, M. Rezác & H. B. Manjunatha. 2018. A field guide to Hawkmoths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of the state of Karnataka, India. Published by Ekoloicke centrum Orlov, o.p.s, Orlov 79, 26101 Pribram, Czech Republic. Pg, 27-28. Raised to species level without valid explanation and a note "here considered a valid species". 
  4. Singh, N. 2019. Moths of Bihar and Jharkhand, Rec. zool. Surv. India, Occasional Paper no. 400: 1-180. (Published by the Director, Zool. surv. India. Kolkatta).
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Anonymous. 2022. Ambulyx aglaia (Jordan, 1923). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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