FAMILY SPHINGIDAE
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Macroglossum semifasciata Hampson 
Macroglossa semifasciata Hampson, 1892, Fauna British India, Moths 1: 115.
Macroglossum semifasciata Hampson; Rothschild & Jordan, 1903: 657.


Macroglossum semifasciata (Nias)
(.85 natural size)


Diagnosis.
The forewings, particularly medially (distal to the strong, double antemedial), and the dorsum of the body are distinctly greener than in corythus. The male genitalia are very similar to those of corythus but the harpe is slightly shorter and more robust.

Geographical range. Burma to Sundaland.

Habitat preference. The only Bornean specimen seen is the holotype from Labuan I.

Biology. The mature larva (Bell & Scott, 1937, ex Piepers) is blackish brown, dotted with grey and with a dark dorsal stripe. There is a pale dorsolateral stripe on the head and thoracic segments. The horn is long.

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