Cechetra scotti (Rothschild, 1920) - Scott's Green Hawkmoth

Taxonomic Information

List of Cechetra Zolotuhin & Ryabov, 2012 known from India.
Cechetra bryki Ivshin & Krutov, 2018. India: Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal (TL). 
Cechetra lineosa (Walker, 1856). India: Arunachal Pradesh (Chandra and Sambath 2013), Assam (Arandhara et al., 2017), Punjab (Singh and Kaur 2020).
Cechetra minor (Butler, 1875). Nepal; Northern India (Pittaway and Kitching, 2020).
Cechetra scotti Rothschild, 1920. North West India; Nepal (Rafi et al., 2014).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Very similiar to some of the green forms of Cechetra lineosaThe deep green costa and basal pink flushing of the forewings and dorsally pink anntenae is one the most visible characteristics of scotti.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh22
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh11
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand31
West Bengal
Total22341
  1. Kitching, I. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. http://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/650 [accessed 3 Oct 2015]
  2. Wikipedia contributors. Cechenena scotti [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; 2014 Sep 16, 10:44 UTC [cited 2015 Oct 3]. Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cechenena_scotti&oldid=625794617.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cechetra scotti (Rothschild, 1920) – Scott's Green Hawkmoth. 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/cechetra-scotti, accessed 2024/06/15.