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Smerinthulus mirabilis (Rothschild, 1894)

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Similiar species:
Smerinthulus Huwe, 1895 species known from India
Smerinthulus mirabilis mirabilis (Rothschild, 1894) (Cypa). Himalayas.  
Smerinthulus perversa perversa (Rothschild, 1895) (Cypa). India: Khasi Hills (Meghalaya), Assam; Nepal. 
  1. OD: Cypa mirabilis Rothschild, 1894. Novit. zool. 1: 664. Type locality: [India, Meghalaya,] Khasia Hills [Khasi Hills]. 
  2. Bell, T.R.D & F. B. Scott. 1937. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 5. Taylor & Francis, London. Sphingidae 537pp - 1 folding map - 15 pl. Pg. 224, # 62 as Degmaptera mirabilis.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, 146, Pl. 63/3 as Degmaptera mirabilis.
  4. Sravani, V. L. P. 2020. Taxonomic studies on hawk moths belonging to the family Sphingidae (Lepidoptera), pp. 1-165. Thesis submitted to ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. 
Note: Generic classification confirmed from the Global Bombycoidaea checklist (2018).

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Anonymous. 2022. Smerinthulus mirabilis (Rothschild, 1894) . 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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