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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Macroglossinae > Macroglossini > Choerocampina > Theretra

Theretra lucasii (Walker, 1856) – Lucas's Hawkmoth

This was earlier treated as a subspecies of Theretra latreillii (Walker, 1856) – Latreille's Hawkmoth.

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Assam
Goa
Karnataka
Kerala
Maharashtra
Tripura
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
References:
  1. Chaerocampa lucasii Walker, 1856, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 8: 141. Type locality: North India; [Bangladesh,] Silhet [Sylhet].
  2. http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/t_luc.htm
  3. Moulds, M., Tuttle, J. and Lane, D., 2020. Hawkmoths of Australia: Identification, Biology and Distribution (Vol. 13). CSIRO PUBLISHING. Reinstated to full species. Previously treated as a subspecies of Theretra latreillii

Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Macroglossinae > Macroglossini > Choerocampina > Theretra


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2021. Theretra lucasii (Walker, 1856) – Lucas's 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/357328/Theretra-lucasii
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