Ambulyx substrigilis (Westwood, [1848]) -

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Ambulyx substrigilis: Resembling Ambulyx liturata in having the basal patch of the hindwing upperside often pale tawny and not conspicuous, but there is more grey on the forewing of the male (as in Ambulyx sericeipennis); the basal patch if the hindwing is less sharply defined in both sexes; forewing upperside usually lacks the sub-basal costal patch, but sometimes it is nearly as large as the spot near the anal margin. The underside of the body, palpi and wings and the upperside of the hindwing is deep orange fulvous. Ambulyx substrigilis substrigilis comes in two forms, a pale, bright tawny-ochraceous form with a bright orange underside, and a darker, drab form with the markings of the hindwing upperside smaller. Diagnosis from https://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/a_sub.htm

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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Ambulyx substrigilis (Westwood, [1848]): Dipterocarpus tuberculatus (Dipterocarpaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).
  1. OD: Sphinx (Ambulyx) substrigilis Westwood, 1848, Cab. Orient. Ent., p. 61.
  2. http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/a_sub.htm [accessed 01 July 2020]
  3. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-3/sphingidae/sphingidae_8_3.php [accessed 01 July 2020]
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=776395 [accessed 01 July 2020]

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ambulyx substrigilis (Westwood, [1848]) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/ambulyx-substrigilis, accessed 2024/05/28.