Pergesa acteus (Cramer, [1779]) - Green Pergesa Hawkmoth

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Pergesa acteus (Cramer, [1779]) – Green Pergesa Hawkmoth: Alocasia macrorrhizos, Amorphophallus paeoniifolius, Arisaema spp., Colocasia antiquorum, Caladium bicolor, Typhonium roxburghii (Araceae), Parthenocissus semicordata (Vitaceae), Begonia spp. (Begoniaceae), Commelina spp. (Commelinaceae), Dioscorea spp. (Dioscoreaceae), Vitis vinifera (Vitaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).
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Anonymous 2024. Pergesa acteus (Cramer, [1779]) – Green Pergesa 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/pergesa-acteus, accessed 2024/06/20.