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

Theretra nessus (Drury, 1773) – Greater Yam Hawkmoth

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Arunachal Pradesh
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References:
  1. Pittaway, A.R. & I.J. Kitching. Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic (including Siberia, the Russian Far East, Mongolia, China, Taiwan, the Korean Peninsula and Japan.). http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/t_nes.htm [accessed 5 Sep 2015]

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2021. Theretra nessus (Drury, 1773) – Greater Yam 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/4891/Theretra-nessus
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