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Elibia dolichus(Westwood, 1848)

Image acquired with permission from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, United Kingdom.
Specimen collected by Wallace. Specimen locality: Singapore
Label transcription: [SING. 5] [Wallace] [41] [C] [SINGAPORE Ex Coll. (1830-73) W. W. Saunders. Presented 1873 by Mrs. F. W. Hope. m.s. locality by W.W.S.] [Elibia] [dolichus, Westw.] [TYPE LEP.: No. 25 chaerocampa dolichus Westwood two specimens. HOPE DEPT.the Oxford]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Singapore.

Yuchen Ang
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Taxon Information

Insecta: Lepidoptera: Sphingidae: Macroglossinae
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Chaerocampa dolichus
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Further Reading

Sphingidae (Hawk moths)