FAMILY SPHINGIDAE
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Theretra rhesus Boisduval
Choerocampa rhesus Boisduval, 1875, Hist. nat. Insectes. Spec. Gen. Lep., 1: 766.
Theretra rhesus Boisduval; Rothschild & Jordan, 1903: 767.


Theretra rhesus
(.65 natural size)


Diagnosis.
See T. boisduvali above.

Geographical range. Sumatra and Borneo to Solomons.

Habitat preference. T. rhesus appears to be rare, the four specimens being taken at altitudes from 250m to 1200m.

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