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Lepidoptera > Zygaenoidea > Himantopteridae > Himantopterus

Himantopterus dohertyi (Elwes, 1890)

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Other Himantopterus Wesmael, 1836 species known from India

Himantopterus caudata Moore, 1879. S. India.
Himantopterus nox Hering, 1937. Assam. 
Himantopterus zaida Doubleday, 1843. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
  1. Himantopterus (Thymara) dohertyi Elwes, 1890. On some moths allied to Himantopterus, with description of a new species. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 38: 329-338. Text at
  2. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg. 288, # 613. 

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Anonymous. 2021. Himantopterus dohertyi (Elwes, 1890). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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