|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2021|
|Journal:||Journal of Threatened Taxa|
|Keywords:||ACHERONTIA, AGRIUS, CHECKLIST, DAPHNIS, HIPPOTION, INDIA, LEPIDOPTERA, NEPHELE, PERGESA, SPHINGIDAE, THERETRA, WORLDMAP1|
"The present study was conducted at Gangajalghati, a village near the forest of Bankura district from West Bengal that has a tropical wet and dry climate where moth diversity has not been explored before. The village was surveyed between January 2016 and December 2018. The present study has recorded a total of 1,328 individual moths belonging to 13 families, 31 subfamilies, 80 genera, and 90 species. Of which four species viz. Condylorrhiza diniasalis (Walker, 1859), Argyrocosma inductaria (Guenée, 1858), Oraesia emarginata (Fabricius, 1794) and Eublemma roseonivea (Walker, 1863) have been reported for the first time from West Bengal, India."
Agrius convolvuli (Taxonomy), Nephele hespera (Taxonomy), Daphnis nerii (Taxonomy), Hippotion rosetta (Taxonomy), Pergesa acteus (Taxonomy), Theretra silhetensis (Taxonomy), Acherontia styx (Taxonomy), Acherontia (Taxonomy), Agrius (Taxonomy), Daphnis (Taxonomy), Hippotion (Taxonomy), Nephele (Taxonomy), Pergesa (Taxonomy), Sphingidae (Taxonomy), Theretra (Taxonomy)