|Large candy-striped hawkmoth|
Leucophlebia lineata (large candy-striped hawkmoth) is a moth of the Sphingidae family. It is known from Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Thailand, eastern and southern China, Taiwan, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia (Peninsular, Sarawak), Indonesia (Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Flores, Sulawesi) and the Philippines. It is a minor pest of sugarcane.
The wingspan is 62–82 mm. The forewing upperside is similar to other Leucophlebia species in having broad pinkish costal and outer marginal areas and a paler median band, but differs in having the hind margin paler, nearer the colour of the median band, and with some picked out in white. The larvae feed on coarse grasses of the Poaceae family.
In, The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-1, the species described as follows.
- "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Cate-sphingidae.org. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
- "Leucophlebia lineata Westwood, 1848". India Biodiversity Portal. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
- Pittaway AR; Kitching I. "Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic". Tpittaway.tripod.com. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
- "Leucophlebia lineata". Insect Life Forms. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
- Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-i". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
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