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Checklist of the family Sphingidae Latreille, 1802 (Lepidoptera: Bombycoidea) from Shirui Hills, Manipur, India

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2021
Authors:J. S. Irungbam, Fric Z. F.
Journal:Records of the Zoological Survey of India
Volume:121
Issue:1
Start Page:173
Pagination:173-194
ISSN:0375-1511
Keywords:CHECKLIST, INDIA, MALE GENITALIA, SPHINGIDAE, SPHINX, THERETRA, WORLDMAP1
Abstract:

"The present communication consists of the first-ever checklist of Sphingidae Latreille, 1802 comprising thirty-six species under nineteen genera of three subfamilies with twenty-nine new records to Manipur. Of which, two species viz. Sphinx oberthueri (Rothschild and Jordan, 1903) and Theretra tibetiana Vaglia and Haxaire, 2010 are new records to India. Field sampling was carried out at Shirui Hills, Ukhrul district, Manipur for four years (2016 to 2019) during March-April (Premonsoon), June-July (Monsoon), and September-October (Post-monsoon). The light-trapping method was employed at five localities of different elevations at Shirui Hills."

DOI:10.26515/rzsi/v121/i1/2021/153911
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