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Taxonomic studies of the species Deilephila rivularis (Boisduval, 1875) (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) with additional distribution records from India

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2017
Authors:Sidhu, AK, Nair, A
Journal:Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies
Volume:5
Issue:1
Start Page:328
Pagination:328-332
ISSN:2349-6800
Keywords:DEILEPHILA, INDIA, MALE GENITALIA, SPHINGIDAE, WORLDMAP1
Abstract:

"Deilephila rivularis Boisuval, also known as Chitral elephant hawk moth of family Sphingidae has been treated taxonomically. During present study the diagnostic characters and the male genitalia of the species have been described in details, and the female genitalia have been studied for the first time. Sural, Shour (Pangi valley, Chamba), Chail (Solan), Sangla, Rackcham and Kalpa (Kinnaur) in Himachal Pradesh have been reported as additional distributional records of this species."

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