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Meganoton rubescens (Butler, 1876)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea family Sphingidae subfamily Sphinginae tribe Sphingini genus Meganoton → species Meganoton rubescens

Species name(s)

Meganoton rubescens (Butler, 1876) = Dilusia rubescens Butler, 1876 = Diludia rufescens Butler, 1875 = Meganoton rufescens dracomontis Mell, 1922.


Zoogeographical regions


Detailed information with references


  • Nepal, North East India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, China, Philippines, Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Peninsular Malaysia, Sulawesi, Lesser Sunda Islands, the Moluccas Islands, Papua New Guinea [57]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Annona, Melodorum (Annonaceae); Kigelia, Spathodea (Bignoniaceae) [57]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Subspecies Meganoton rubescens


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Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

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14.03.2014 16:14, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Indo-Malayan.

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