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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Macroglossinae > Macroglossini > Choerocampina > Hippotion

Hippotion rafflesii (Moore, [1858]) – Raffles' Striated Hawkmoth

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List of Hippotion Hübner, [1819] known from India.
Hippotion boerhaviae (Fabricius, 1775), Jharkhand (Sambath, 2011), Madhya Pradesh (Chandra et al., 2013), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013), Punjab (Singh and Kaur,2020), West Bengal (Mishra, 2018).
Hippotion celerio (Linnaeus, 1758), Karnataka (Channi et al., 2017), Kerala (Sondhi et al., 2017), Punjab (Pathiana et al., 2014), Uttarakhand (Sondhi and Sondhi 2016), Tamil Nadu (Iyer and Kitching, 2019).
Hippotion echeclus (Boisduval, 1875), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al.,2013), Punjab ( Pathiana et al., 2014).
Hippotion rafflesii (Moore, 1858), Nepal, Karnataka (Melichar, 2012).
Hippotion rosetta (Swinhoe, 1892), Assam (Arandhara et al., 2017), Andhra Pradesh, Kerala (Sondhi et al., 2017), Tamil Nadu, (Iyer and Kitching, 2019).
Hippotion velox (Fabricius, 1793), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013), Kerala (Sondhi et al., 2017), Tamil Nadu (Iyer and Kitching, 2019).
References:
  1. OD: Deilephila rafflesii Moore, [1858], In: Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lepid. Ins. Mus. East India Company 1: 276. Type locality: [Indonesia,] Java [Jawa].
  2. https://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/1250
  3. https://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/h_raf.htm
Note: Provisionally identified by Ian Kitching. Hippotion rafflesii (Moore, [1858]), Hippotion rosetta (Swinhoe, 1892) and Hippotion boerhaviae (Fabricius, 1775) are reliably separated by comparing genitalia.
 

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Anonymous. 2022. Hippotion rafflesii (Moore, [1858]) – Raffles' Striated Hawkmoth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/358595/Hippotion-rafflesii
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