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Common Striped Hawkmoth

Marumba crista crista Butler, 1875

Description:

Relatively large moth. Wing length: 55 mm.

Habitat:

Pines, cherry, bamboo and other mixed forest. Cool to warm place. Altitude: 1,700 m.

Notes:

Pl observe the fore limbs, they are quite bushy unlike other Hawkmoths. This one had visited my CFL light kept swtiched for them at night.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Common striped hawkmoth
Marumba cristata cristata Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic - Marumba cristata cristata


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3 Comments

DrNamgyalTSherpa
DrNamgyalTSherpa a year ago

Thanks Antonio.

DrNamgyalTSherpa
DrNamgyalTSherpa a year ago

Thanks Brian38 and Irina.

DrNamgyalTSherpa
DrNamgyalTSherpa a year ago

Thanks Ornithoptera80 for the ID and ref.

DrNamgyalTSherpa
Spotted by
DrNamgyalTSherpa

Gangtok, Sikkim, India

Spotted on May 1, 2020
Submitted on Jul 27, 2020

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