An addition to the known range of Marumba irata Joicey & Kaye, 1917 (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) in northeastern India

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Alka Vaidya
Harmenn Huidrom
Irungbam Jatishwor Singh

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A species of moth belonging to the family Sphingidae, Marumba irata Joicey & Kaye, 1917, was sighted in Nagaland and Manipur, reported here as the first records from northeastern India and extension of the known distribution range of the species westward from its earlier known distribution in Myanmar, and from the south-eastern parts of China and northern Vietnam. 

 

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Vaidya, A., Huidrom, H. and Singh, I.J. 2015. An addition to the known range of Marumba irata Joicey & Kaye, 1917 (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) in northeastern India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 7, 11 (Sep. 2015), 7831–7832. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o4200.7831-2.
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