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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.
References:
  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 https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14678888#page/368/mode/1up
  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. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/357780/Himantopterus-dohertyi
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