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THE LIBRARY

OF

THE UNIVERSITY

OF CALIFORNIA

DAVIS

GIFT OF

W. HARRY LANGE



EASTERN AND AUSTRALIAN



LEPIDOTTERA HETEROCERA



SW1NHOE



Bonbon

HENRY FROWDE

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS WAREHOUSE
AMEN CORNER, E.G.




112 FOURTH AVENUE



CATALOGUE



OF



EASTERN AND AUSTRALIAN

LEPIDOPTERA HETEROCERA

IN THE COLLECTION OF

THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY MUSEUM



BY



COLONEL C. SWINHOE

F.L.S., F.Z.S., F.E.S.



PART I

SPHINGES AND BOMBYCES
WITH EIGHT PLATES



AT THE CLARENDON PRESS



LIBRARY

UNIVERSITY OF
BA30B



PRINTED AT THE CLARENDON PRESS

BY HORACE HART, PRINTER TO THE UNIVERSITY



PREFACE



AT the request of Professor Westwood, and under the
orders and sanction of the Delegates of the Press, this work
is being produced as a students' handbook to all the
Eastern Moths in the Oxford University Museum, including
chiefly the Walkerian types of the moths collected by Wal-
lace in the Malay Archipelago, which for many years have
been lost sight of and forgotten for want of a catalogue of
reference.

The Oxford University Museum collection of moths is
very largely a collection of the types of Hope, Saunders,
Walker, and Moore, many of the type specimens being
unique and of great scientific value.

All Walker's types mentioned in his Catalogue of Hetero-
cerous Lepidoptera in the British Museum as ' in coll. Saun-
ders ' should be in the Oxford Museum, as also the types
of all the species therein mentioned by him as described in
Trans. Ent. Soc., Lond., 3rd ser. vol. i.

The types of all the species mentioned in Walker's cata-
logue which have a given locality preceding the lettered
localties showing that they are in the British Museum should
also be in the Oxford Museum. In so far as this work has
proceeded this has been proved to be the case by the correct-



vi PREFACE.

ness of the locality labels on the type specimens, and by
Walker's manuscript names found below them.

I have to thank Professor Westwood for the assistance he
has given me in furnishing me with accommodation in the
Oxford Museum, and in permitting me to take out specimens
for comparison at other Museums. Nine-tenths of the mis-
takes made by systematic Lepidopterists are made for want
of this permission, and, without it, it is hopeless to expect
identifications to be made with any approach to correctness.

I have also to thank Messrs. Moore and Hampson for
much kindly assistance, the former in identification of species,
and the latter in working out the genera.

C. SWINHOE.
OXFORD :
I October, 1892.



LIST OF PLATES



1. Macroglossa limata, Swinh.

2. Macroglossa kanita, Swinh.

3. Macroglossa vacillans, Walk.

4. Panacra variolosa, Walk.

5. Panacra frena, Swinh.



1. Cyclosia chartacea, 9, Swinh. Page 69

2. Cyclosia enodis, 9, Swinh.

3. Caprima gelida, Walk.

4. Milleria ffcta, Walk.

5. Eterusia submarginalis, 9, Swinh.

6. Mimeuplaia danaides, Walk. ,,

7. Chalcosia fragilis, Walk.

8. Corma obscurata, Walk.

9. Soritia bipartita, Walk.

10. Doclea syntomoides, Walk.



1. Hypsa ghara, Swinh.

2. Hypsa isthmia, Walk.

3. Duga rana, Swinh.

4. Baputa dimidiata, Walk.

5. Argina pulchra, Swinh.

6. Barsine lucibilis, Swinh.

7. Collita leucanioides,

8. Coutha semiclusa, Walk.

9. Byrsia dotata, Walk.
10. Corcura torta, Walk.
n. Teulisna plagiata,

12. Corcura discalis,



1. Aloa corsina, Swinh.

2. Aloa gangara, Swinh.

3. ^EthaRda distinguenda, PFtf/>6.

4. Areas sparsalis, Walk.

5. Areas conflictalis, Walk.

6. Areas rudis, Walk.

7. Ardices garida, Swinh.

8. Hypoprepia ziczac, Walk.

9. Katha apicalis, Walk.

10. Teulisna chiloides, Walk.

1 1 . Lyclene vagilinea, Walk.

12. Pisara lucidalis, Walk.



1. Eusemia saturata, W^z/.

2. Eusemia milionata, Swinh.

3. Eusemia hesperioides, Walk.

4. Eusemia doreana, Swinh.

5. Leptosoma acceptum, Swinh

6. Phakmoides butleri, Swinh.

7. Leptosoma velans, fW.
^. Leptosoma kala, Swinh.



PLATE I.




Page 4 6. Panacra mira. Swinh.


Page 13


:: I

,. 13


7. Acosmeryx mixtura, Walk.
8. Daphnis placida, Walk.
9. Chaerocampa amara, 9 Swinh.


n 9

i. *4
n 21


PLATE II.




Page 69

',! 61
n 70
ink. 81


ii. Anthrenoptera contracta, Walk
12. Heteropart lycaenoides, Walk.
13. Syntomis longipennis, Walk.
14 Pidorus sordidus, Walk.
15. Caprima mutilata, Walk.


Page 35
i, 04

" I 9

:; 8


,, 7i

,. 74


16. Syntomis insueta, Swinh.
17. Mydrusa annosa, Walk.


M 41

I, 51


67


18. Balataea homotana, Swinh.


I, 36


64


19. Syntomis aurofasciata, Swinh.


,, 43


60






PLATE III.




Page 89


13. Eutane brevis, Swinh.


Page 126


'', 9^


14. Cossa vagivitta, Walk.
15. Barsine placens, Walk.


127
109


.. 95
n "7
, 107


1 6. Peronetys naringa, Swinh.
17. Darantacea cuneiplena, Walk.
18. Corcura mysolica, Swinh.


99
99
, 119


i ' 2 4


19. Macotasa tortricoides, Walk.


, 123


, 98


20. Chundana lugubris, Walk.


, 105


, 99
, 119

, I2O


21. Eutane aureocuprea, Walk.
22. Barsine hypoprepioides, Walk.
23. Barsine intrita, Swinh.


; 128

, 109

, 108


"9






PLATE IV.




Page 171


13. Etanna florida, Walk.


Page 132




14. Pisara opalina, Walk.


n 1 3 1


;; 176

I, 176
,1 179


15. Lyclene ruenca, Swinh.
16. Nishada fasciculosa, Walk.
17. Prabhasa xylinoides, Walk.
18. Dolgoma nebulosa, Walk.
19. Pisara acontioides, Walk.


n IO1
,. 123
.i I2 3
-, "7

i. '32


106


20. Minnagara fasciata, Walk.


.. 99


ii "7


21. Sesapa divisa, Walk.


106


,, I2O


22. Selca cuneifera, Walk.


i. 132


101


23. Mantala tineoides, Walk.


,. 119


.. 132






PLATE V.




Page 162
162
, 162


9. Atasca quadriplaga, Walk.
10. Leptosoma radiata, Walk.
n. Phalcenoides macleayi, Swinh.


Page 140

M H2

n 157


, 164


12. Leptosoma proprium, Swinh.
13. Atasca simplex, Walk.


,, 144

n i4


', 57
i 144


14. Leptosoma mundipicta. Walk.
15. Leptosoma fegrotum, Swinh.


,, HI
,, J45



Vlll



LIST OF PLATES.



PLATE VI.



Adlullia innotata, Walk.
Adlullia boleora, Swinh.
Adlullia lunifera, Walk.
Odonestis directa, Swinh.
Metanastria lucifuga, Swinh.
Orgyia dimidiata, Walk.
Urocoma baliolalis, Swinh.
Adlullia xanthomela, Walk.
Artaxa signiplaga, Walk.
Sitina albicans, Swinh.



1. Drepana curvaria, Walk.

2. Laganda picaria, Walk.

3. Gangarides vardena, Swinh.

4. Gunda ochracea, Walk.

5. Janassa cerigoides, Walk.

6. Cascera inconcisa, Swinh.

7. Ocinaria albiceps, Walk.

8. Narosa velutina, Walk.

9. Albara reversaria, Walk.



\. Spatalia lativitta, Walk.

2. Spatalia albonotata, Walk.

3. Charagia pomalis, Swinh.

4. Spatalia punctifera, Walk.

5. Zeuzera congerens, Swinh.

6. Natada congrua, Walk.

7. Phcosia grisea, Swinh.

8. Cpssus cnloratus, Swinh.

9. Birthama obliqua, Walk.



Page 185
186
,. 184
261
264

H 198



188

268



11. Mimeusemia tara, Swinh.

12. Artaxa ruptata, Walk.
i?. Orgyia varia, Walk.
14. Adlullia diyisa, Walk.

15: Odonestis inobtrusa, Walk
10. Orgyia osseata, Walk.

17. Ticera castanea, Swinh.

18. Aroa exoleta, Swinh.

19. Artaxa singapura, Swinh.



Page



if> 7
1 88
198
!86
260
198



PLATE VII.



Page 241
,, 255
ii 2 70

M 254



256
235
242



10. Synemon adelaida, Swinh. Page. 154

11. Drepana quadripunctata, Walk. 241



12. Dediama basivacua, Walk.

13. Ticilia argentilinea, \Valk.

14. Darna metaleuca, Walk.

15. Oreta singapura, Walk.

16. Synemon collecta, Swinh.

17. Drepana micacea, Walk.



PLATE VIII.



Page 296
,, 295



10. Casana trilichoides, Walk.

11. Darna basalis, Walk.

12. Thosea cruda, Walk.

13. Asterocopus nodosus, Walk. ,

14. Phragmatoecia gummata, Swinh.

15. Thosea vetusta', Walk. ,

1 6. Hanisa subnotata, Walk. ,

17. Natada othosioides, Walk.



298
244
238
243
151
241



Page 287
,, 23*
237
299

237
255
234



ERRATA



73*. for C. marginata read C. margarita. Kirby : Trans. Ent. Soc., Lond.,
1877, P- 2 40.

257*. Cebysa leucotelus is a Tineid and not a Lithosid as shown by Walker,
and will be referred to again in its proper place-

363*. Eterusia submarginalis, for ? read <J.

424*. The genus Duga belongs to the Geometrites, family Zerenidse, and not to
the Hypsinse as shown by Walker, and will be referred to again in its proper
place.

441*. last line, for Antoceras read Aittoceras.

639*. for arnana read aruana.

692*. for arnus read armts.

901*. Lalia testacea, note, the type cj from Bengal is in coll. Moore.

926*. Orgyia bicolor is a true Orgyia, and was placed in the genus Pant ana
by oversight.



CATALOGUE

OF

EASTERN LEPIDOPTERA HETEROCERA

IN THE

OXFORD UNIVERSITY MUSEUM.



PART L

FAMILY SPHINGIDJE.

SUB-FAMILY MACROGLOSSINJE.
GENUS. SATASPES. Moore: Cat. Lep. E. I. C., p. 261 (1857).

1. Sataspes infernalis.

Sesia infernalis. Westw. : Cab. Or. Ent., p. 61, pi. 30, fig. 3 (1848).
Macroglossa infernalis. Walker : viii. 95 (1856).
Sataspes infernalis. Moore : Cat. Lep. E. I. C., i. p. 261 (1857).
Butler: T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 517 (1876).
Cotes and Swinh. : Cat. Moths of India, i. 1. 1 (1887).
a. Silhet (type). b. Upper India (Drinkwater).

2. Sataspes uniformis.

Sataspes uniformis. Butler: P. Z. S., Lond., 1875, p. 3.

- T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 518 (1876).
Cotes and Swinh. : Cat. Moths of India, i. I. a (1887).
var. Sataspes infernalis. Boisd. : Sp. Gen. Lep. i, pi. 10, figs. I, 2 (1875).
Type. Silhet, in B. M.
a. Silhet (3).

GENUS HEMARIS. Dalman: Vet. Akad. Handl., p. 207 (1816).

3. Hemaris sieboldi.

Macroglossa sieboldi. Boisd. : in de 1'Orza's Lep. Japan, p. 35 (1859).

Hemaris sieboldi. Butler: T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 519 (1876).

Sesia whitelyi. Butler: Ann. Mag., N. H. (4), xiv. p. 367 (1874).
Type. Japan, in B. M.
a. Japan.

It,



2 SPHINGID^E.

4. Hemaris saundersii.

Sesia saundersii. Walker : viii. 83 (1856).

Hemaris saundersii. Butler : T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 520 (1876).

Cotes and Swinh. : Cat. Moths of India, i. I. 4 (1887).
Type. N. India, in B. M.
a. E. Indies (Hutton).

5. Hemaris bucklandi.

Hemaris bucklandi. Butler : Ann. Mag. N. H. (5), xiv. p. 404 (1884).

Hemaris cunninghami. Boisd. : (nee. Walker), Sp. Gen., p. 375 (1875).
Type. Australia, in B. M.
a. Australia.

6. Hemaris kingi.

Macroglossa kingi. McLeay : King's Survey of Australia, App., p. 465

(1827).

Type. Australia, in Sydney Mus.
a. Australia (3).

7. Hemaris hylas.

Sphinx hylas. Linn. : Mant, i. p. 539 (1771).
Sesia hylas. Fabr. : Ent. Syst, iii. i. p. 379 (^793).

W T alker: viii. 84 (1856).

Moore: Cat. Lep. E. I. C., i. p. 260, pi. 8, figs, i, i a (1857).

Cephnodes hylas. Hiibner : Verz. Bek. Schmett, p. 131 (1816).

: Moore : Lep. Ceyl. ii. p. 31, pi. 93, fig. 4 (1882).

Hemaris hylas. Butler : T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 522, pi. 90, figs. 4, 5 (1876).

Dewitz : Nerh. L. C. Ak., 44, p. 266, pi. 9, figs. 9, 9 a, $b.

Moore : Lep. Ceyl., ii. p. 31, pi. 93, figs. 4 a, 4 (1882).
Cotes and Swinh. : Cat. Moths of India, i. 2. 5 (1887).
Swinhoe: Trans. Ent. Soc., Lond., 1890, p. 192.
Hampson: 111. Typ. Lep. Het., B. M., viii. p. i. i (1891).
Saalmiiller, Lep. Madag., i. p. 117, pi. 3, fig. 40.
Sphinx picus. Cramer: Pap. Exot., ii. p. 83, pi. 148, fig. B (1777).
Sesia cunninghami. Walker: viii. 85 (1856).

Macroglossa cunninghami. Schaufuss : Nunquam Otiosus, i. p. 22 (1870%
Hemaris cunninghami. Hampson: 111. Typ. Lep. Het., B. M., viii. i. i

(1891).
var. Macroglossa apus. Boisd. : Faun. Ent. Madag., pi. 79, pi. 10, fig. 4

(1833).

a. Nilgiri Hills (4). b. East Indies. c. China. d. Bolivia.
e. South Africa (2) (E. C. Bupton). f. Natal. g. West Africa.

h. Sierra Leone.

GENUS RHOPALOPSYCHE. Butler : P. Z. S., Lond., 1875, P 239.

8. Rhopalopsyche nycteris.

Macroglossa nycteris. Kollar: Hugel's Kaschmir, iv. 2. p. 458, pi. 19,
fig. 5 (1844).



SPHINGID^E. 3

Rhopalopsyche nycteris. Butler : T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 523 (1876).

- Cotes and Swinh. : Cat. Moths of India, i. 2. 8

(1887).
Macroglossa volucris. Walker : viii. 94 (1856).

a. Silhet (2). b. E. Indies (Hearsay).

GENUS MACROGLOSSA. Osch. : Eur. Schm., iv. p. 41 (1816).

9. Macroglossa stellatarum.

Sphinx stellatarum. Linn. : Syst. Nat., i. 2. p. 803 (1767).
Sesia stellatartun. Fabr. : Ent. Syst., iii. i. p. 380 (1793).
Psithyros stellatarum, Hiib. : Verz. Bek. Schmett, p. 132 (1816).
Macroglossa stellatarum. Walker: viii. 86 (1856).

Butler: T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 524 (1876).
Swinhoe: P. Z. S., Lond., 1884, p. 514.

- Trans. Ent. Soc., Lond., 1885, p. 347.
Cotes and Swinh. : Cat. Moths of India, i. 2. 9
(1887).

a. Cochin China. b. E. Indies (Heath).

10. Macroglossa gilia.

Macroglossa gilia. Herrich Schaffer : Samml. Ausser. Eur. Schmett., pi.

23> ng. 107 (1850).
Butler: T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 527, pi. 90, fig. 9, larva,

fig. 10, pupa (1876).

Cotes and Swinh. : Cat. Moths of India, i. 5. 25 (1887).
Hampson : 111. Typ. Lep. Het., B. M., viii. 1.12 (1891).
Type. Silhet, in B. M.
a. Silhet. b. India (Ashmol. Mus.). c. China (2).

11. Macroglossa interrupta.

Macroglossa interrupta. Butler : P. Z. S., Lond., 1875, p. 242, pi. 37, fig. 2.

T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 526 (1876).
Cotes and Swinh. : Cat. Moths of India, i. 5. 23

(1887).

Type. Darjiling, in coll. Moore.
a. Silhet.

12. Macroglossa bombylans.

Macroglossa bombylans. Boisd. : Spec. Gen. Lep. Het., p. 334 (1875).

Butler : T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 525 (1876).

Cotes and Swinh. : Cat. Moths of India, i. 4.16(1887)
Macroglossa gilia. Walker (nee. Herrich Schaffer): viii. p. 93 (1856).

a. India. b. India (Kirby).

13. Macroglossa avicula.

Macroglossa avicula. Boisd. : Sp. Gen. Lep., p. 334 (1875).
Butler : P. Z. S., Lond., 1875, p. 240.

- T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 525 (1876}.
Type. Java, in B. M.
a. Java.

B 2



4 SPHTNGID^:.

14. Macroglossa insipida.

Macroglossa insipida. Butler : P. Z. S., Lond., 1875, p. 242.
T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 527 (1876).



Moore: Lep. Ceyl., ii. p. 30, pi. 92, fig. 3, imago;

figs. 3, 30, larva and pupa (1882).
Cotes and Swinh. : Cat. Moths of India, i. 3. 10 (1887).
Hampson: Ill.Typ.Lep.Het.,B.M.,viii. 1.4(1891).



Type. Ceylon, in coll. Moore.
a. Ceylon.

15. Macroglossa limata. n. sp. : PI. i. f. i.

Above, reddish brown, thorax and abdomen suffused with bright
chesnut, sides of abdomen with three large dark ochreous round
spots, followed by two small pure white spots ; anal tuft dark
blackish brown, fore-wings with a purplish suffusion sparsely irro-
rated with brown atoms. Transverse bands chesnut brown, an
indistinct one at the base. 2nd ante medial thickening downwards
and expanding towards the base on the hinder margin. 3rd post
medial elbowed outwards above the middle, and slightly elbowed
inwards below the middle, followed by a dark suffusion in the disc,
not extending to the costa, a marginal distorted band, and a small
square blackish subapical mark. Hind-wings blackish brown with
a central deep reddish ochreous band, with its margins well defined.

Underside, face whitish, body and wings pale dull chesnut,
wings with a broad greyish brown marginal band with distorted
inner margins, and with three sinuous brown transverse lines all
beyond the middle on the fore-wings, and commencing from just
before the middle in the hind-wings, the inner line in both wings
thickest and straightest.

Expanse of wings I T 7 Q inches.
a, Java (type) (Horsfield).

Allied to M. insipida (Butler), from Ceylon, somewhat of the same
hue of colour, the second and third bands on the fore- wing above are
much more separated than in that species, the second is much more
even, and the third more distorted ; the hind-wings are deeper, and
the brown marginal band is broader, and has a more evenly curved
inner margin.

There are specimens of this species also from Java in the British
Museum unnamed.

16. Macroglossa sitiene.

Macroglossa sitiene. Walker: viii. p. 92 (1856).

Butler : T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 527 (1876).

Cotes and Swinh.: Cat. Moths of India, i. 5. 24

(1887).

Hampson: 111. Typ. Lep. Het, B. M., viii. i. n

(1891).

Type. Silhet, in B. M.

a. Siam (Mouhot). b. Silhet.



SPHINGID,E. 5

17. Macroglossa kanita. n. sp. : PI. i. f. 2.

Above, dark brown, a blackish brown line along the centre of the
thorax, and extending along the head to the tips of the palpi,
abdomen with large ochreous spots at the sides of the central segments,
and a pair of black spots in the middle of these two segments, a
whitish segmental line marking the last segment, a black central
patch just above the anal tuft, which is large and blackish brown.

Fore-wings with a purplish tinge, transverse bands blackish brown,
ist ante medial, erect and expanding downwards, 2nd a little
beyond the middle, broad, clearly margined with black, elbowed
outwardly above, and nearly erect downwards, followed by a pale out-
wardly curved discal line, a large and longish sub-apical squarish spot,
and a small blackish mark on the outer margin just below the apex.

Hind-wings blackish brown, with a narrow ochreous central band
of the usual kind.

Underside, very dark uniform reddish brown, palpi, face and
pectus white, a small pure white spot at the sides in each segment ;
wings with faint traces of some transverse lines, and with a bright
ochreous space at the abdominal margin of hind-wings.

Expanse of wings 2^ inches.
a. Sumatra (type) (Wallace).

Allied to M. sitiene (Walker), differs in the closeness and greatei
breadth of the bands on the fore-wings, the much narrower belt on
the hind-wings, and the darker and more uniform colouration of
the underside.

18. Macroglossa alcedo.

Macroglossa alcedo. Boisd. : Voy. de 1'Astrolabe, Ent, p. 188 (1832-35).
Butler : T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 526 (1876).

a. New Caledonia (Wallace).

19. Macroglossa labrosa. n. sp.

Above, dark brown with a glaucous tinge ; thorax with some chesnut
brown hairs, abdomen with a large square reddish ochreous spot on
the first three segments on each side, with a continuation of small
tufts of brown bristles tipped with the same colour, and with the
anal tuft large, similarly coloured, but with the ochreous colour
predominating ; fore-wings with darker transverse bands.

ist ante medial, almost all the entire basal portion up to the band
darkened.

2nd post medial, with its sides well defined by two dark lines
slightly curving outwards above, apical space also dark.

Hind-wings bright ochreous, two or three brown basal streaks, and
a broad dark brown marginal band with a well curved and fairly
defined inner margin.

Underside, face white, pectus greyish, abdomen, legs and wings red-
dish brown, abdominal tufts at the sides and anal tuft reddish, wings
broadly ochreous at their basal portions, about one third on the fore-,
and halfon the hind-wings with three indistinct transverse central lines.



6 SPHINGID^:.

Expanse of wings 2^ inches.
a. Bouru (type) (Wallace).

Allied to M. alcedo (Boisd.), fore-wings somewhat similar, hind-
wings with the yellow band of a similar hue but paler, can, however,
easily be distinguished by its great width of body, by its very much
broader yellow band, by the yellow anal tuft, and by the broad yellow
base of both wings below.

20. Macroglossa inusitata. n. sp.

Above, blackish brown, abdomen more blackish, with black seg-
mental bands at the sides, and with indistinct yellowish spots on the
two central segments, anal tuft long and thick and very dark, fore-
wing with indistinct darker transverse bands, ist sub-basal very
indistinct, 2nd ante medial, the broadest, curved outwardly and
thickening downwards. 3rd post medial indicated by its two mar-
ginal lines, elbowed outwards just below the costa, and inwards in
its middle coming close to the second band. 4th discal indistinct,
indicated by its two faint marginal lines, and shaped somewhat as in
the third, also some apical darker indistinct marks.

Hind-wings blackish brown, with a broad ochreous central band,
the inner margin irregular, the outer well curved and well defined.

Underside, face white, body and legs soot brown, abdomen with
segmental dark bands, three small white spots at the sides below the
middle, anal tuft dark brown, wings dark brown but dull in colour,
hind margin of fore-wings and abdominal marginal space of hind-
wings ochreous ; no visible transverse lines.

Expanse of wings 2\ inches.
a. Dorey (type) (Wallace).

Coloured somewhat similarly on the wings to M. alcedo (Boisd.),
the transverse bands on the fore- wings are more numerous and
closer together and the yellow band on hind-wings nearly as broad
in M. labrosa ; there are only a few brown streaks.

Can be easily distinguished by its very black abdomen above and
below and by its peculiar bottle shape.

21. Macroglossa pylene.

Macroglossa pylene. Felder : Sitz. Akad. Wiss., Wien, xliii. p. 29 (1861).

Walker: xxxi. 27 (1864).

Butler : T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 525 (1876).

a. Ceram (Wallace). b. Waigau (Wallace).

22. Macroglossa luteata.

Macroglossa luteata. Butler : P. Z. S., Lond., 1875, p. 241, pi. 37, fig. 5.

T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 256 (1876).

- Moore: P. Z. S., Lond., 1878, p. 844.

Cotes and Swinh.: Cat. Moths of India, i. 4. 19 (1887).

Swinhoe : Trans. Ent. Soc., Lond., 1889, p. 162.



Type. Silhet, in coll. Moore.
a. Silhet.



SPHINGIDJ2. 7

23. Macroglossa belis.

Sphinx belis. Cramer: Pap. Exot., i. p. 147, pi. 9f, fig. C (i77 6 )*
Macroglossa belis. Butler : T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 526, pi. 90, figs. 6, 7,
larva and pupa (1876).

- Swinhoe : P. Z. S., Lond., 1885, p. 287.

- Cotes and Swinh. : Cat. Moths of India, i. 4. 18 (1887).

- Hampson: 111. Typ. Lep. Het. B. M., viii. i. 9 (1891).
Macroglossa phyrrhula. Boisd. : Spec. Gen. Lep. Het, i. p. 337 (1875).
Macroglossa assimilis. Swainson: Zool. 111. Ser., i. vol. i. pi. 64 (1820).
Macroglossa zena. Boisd. : Spec. Gen. Lep. Het., i. p. 337 (1875).

a. East Indies (Hearsay), b. East Indies (2) (Hutton). c. India
(2) (Ashmol. Mus.).

24. Macroglossa faro.

Macroglossa faro. Cramer: Pap. Exot., iii. pi. 285, fig. C (1779).
Walker: xxxi. 27 (1864).
Butler: T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 528 (1876).

a. Singapore (2).

25. Macroglossa corythus.

Macroglossa corythus. Walker : viii. 92 (1856).

Butler : T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 527 (1876).

Type. Java, in B. M.
a. Java (2) (Horsfield).

26. Macroglossa obscuriceps.

Macroglossa obscuriceps. Butler : P. Z. S., Lond., 1876, p. 309, pi. 23, fig. 5.

- T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 635 (1876).

Type. Ayerpanas, Malacca, in coll. Roberts.
a. Singapore (Horsley).

27. Macroglossa errans.

Macroglossa errans. Walker: viii. 96 (1856).

Butler : T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 529 (1876).
Type. Moreton Bay, in B. M.
a. Queensland. b. Australia. c. Cape York.

28. Macroglossa micacea.

Macroglossa micacea. Walker: viii. 96 (1856).



Butler: T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 529 (1876).



Type. Moreton Bay, in B. M.

a. Moreton Bay (2). b. Moreton Bay (Stevens).

29. Macroglossa gyrans.

Macroglossa gyrans. Walker: viii. 91 (1856).

- Boisd.: Spec. Gen. Lep. Het, p. 336 (1875).
Butler; T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 524 (1876).
Moore: Lep. Ceyl., ii. p. 30, pi. 93, fig. i (1882).
Swinhoe: P. Z. S., Lond., 1885, p. 287.
Cotes andSwinh. : Cat. Moths of India, i. 3. 13 (1887),



SPHINGIM;.

Macroglossa gyrans. Hampson: 111. Typ. Lep. Het., B. M., viii. i. 7 (1891).
Type. N. India, in B. M.
a. India. b. E. Indies (2). c. Cent. India (3).

30. Macroglossa vacillans. PI. i. f. 3.

Macroglossa vacillans. Walker: xxxi. 27 (1864).

Butler: T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 528 (1876).

a. Timor (type) (Wallace).

GENUS RHODOSOMA. Butler: T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 534 (1876).

31. Khodosoma triopus.

Macroglossa triopus. Westw. : Cab. Or. Ent, p. 14, pi. 6, fig. 4 (1848).

Walker: viii. 95 (1856).

Rhodosoma triopus. Butler: T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 534 (1876).

Cotes and Swinh. : Cat. Moths of India, i. 7. 36 (1887).
a. Assam (type) (Jenkins). b. India.

GENUS GTJRELCA. Kirby: Proc. Roy. Dublin Soc., 1879, P- 39-
Lophura. Walker: viii. 105 (1856); (nom. preoc., used twice
in reptiles and birds), (1822 and 1844).

32. Gurelca masuriensis.

Lophura masuriensis. Butler: P. Z. S., Lond., 1875, p. 244, pi. 36, fig. 3.

T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 537 (1876).

Cotes and Swinh. : Cat. Moths of India, i. 7. 37

(1887).

Type. Masuri, N.-W. Himalayas, in coll. Moore.
a. India. b. Masuri (Hutton).

33. Gurelca hyas.

Lophura hy as. Walker: viii. 107 (1856).

Butler : T. Z. S., Lond., ix. p. 538, pi. 90, figs. 2, 3, larva

and pupa (1876).
Cotes and Swinh.: Cat. Moths of India, i. 7. 40 (1887).

Type. Hong Kong in B. M.

a. Silhet (2). b. Assam (Jenkins). c. Java (Horsfield).



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