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Theretra suffusa(Walker, 1856)

Image acquired with permission from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, United Kingdom.
Specimen collected by Wallace. Specimen locality: Singapore
Label transcription: [Singapore Wallace Coll. Saunders] [58] [A] [SINGAPORE Ex Coll. (1830-73) W. W. Saunders. Presented 1873 by Mrs. F. W. Hope. m.s. locality by W.W.S.] [SING. 82] [Theretra, Hb] [ Suffusa, Wk. = hector, Wk.]

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):
Theretra suffusa
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Further Reading

Sphingidae (Hawk moths)