A preliminary Checklist of Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) from Saranda forest division, Jharkhand, India


  • Department of Zoology, Patna University, Patna - 800005, Bihar
  • Lepidoptera Section, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata - 700053, West Bengal
  • Zoological Survey of India, Gangetic Plains Regional Centre, Patna-800026, Bihar, India.
  • Department of Zoology, Patna University, Patna - 800005, Bihar




Lepidoptera, Moths, Saranda Forest Division, Sphingidae


The present research paper deals with the documentation of 25 species under 16 genera of moths belonging to three subfamilies of Sphingidae from Saranda Forest Division, Jharkhand, India. All 25 species are being reported for the first time from the study area. Furthermore, Agnosia orneus (Westwood, 1847) is reported for the first time from Jharkhand. Distribution within India and other regions is also mentioned. Images of adults are also provided.


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Kaustubh, K., Singh, N., Joshi, R., & Hassan, S. M. M. (2023). A preliminary Checklist of Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) from Saranda forest division, Jharkhand, India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 122(4), 433–445. https://doi.org/10.26515/rzsi/v122/i4/2022/167886





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