Angonyx krishna Eitschberger & Haxaire, 2006 - Southern Dark-green Hawkmoth

Taxonomic Information

List of Angonyx Boisduval, [1875] known from India.
Angonyx krishna Eitschberger & Haxaire, 2006, Karnataka (Melichar, 2012), Tamil Nadu (Iyer and Kitching,2019).
Angonyx Testacea (Walker, 1856), Assam (Arandhara et al., 2017), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Endemic to southern India and Sri Lanka (Pittaway, A.R. & I.J. Kitching).

Angonyx testacea is similar species in North India, where this species does not occur.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total111
  1. Kitching, I. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. http://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/189 [accessed 25 November 2016]
  2. Pittaway, A.R. & I.J. Kitching. Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic (including Siberia, the Russian Far East, Mongolia, China, Taiwan, the Korean Peninsula and Japan.). http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/a_tes.htm [accessed 25 November 2016]
  3. Iyer, G. & I.J. Kitching. 2019. A preliminary study of the hawkmoth diversity (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(5): 13592–13604.   Pg:13596; Image 10.   DOI.10.11609/jott.4694.11.5.13592-13604.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Angonyx krishna Eitschberger & Haxaire, 2006 – Southern Dark-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/angonyx-krishna, accessed 2024/06/20.