Choerocampa rhesus Boisduval, , in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid. Hétérocères) 1: 254. Type locality: Philippines.
Synonym. Choerocampa rhesus Boisduval, .
Synonym. Theretra javanica Rothschild, 1894.
Similar to Theretra boisduvali and Theretra insularis insularis but much more heavily marked, dorsal lines of thorax and abdomen more distinct. Forewing upperside with six oblique postmedian lines; the first line reaching the inner margin almost at the wing base (at about one-third from the wing base in Theretra insularis insularis), second and third close together, third and fourth more widely separated than in Theretra boisduvali, fourth line the strongest.
Male genitalia identical to Theretra clotho clotho and Theretra boisduvali.
China: vi (?Yunnan); ix (?Shaanxi).
Larval hostplants. On Taiwan recorded from Dendrocnide kotoensis (Urticaceae).
China: ?Shaanxi (Xunyang, 1380m); ?Yunnan (Laojun Shan, 2579m).
Taiwan Orchid Island/Botel Tobago.
Malaysia (Peninsular, Sarawak, Sabah), Indonesia (Sumatra to Sulawesi), and the Philippines. The records from mainland China are very doubtful, although those from Taiwan appear to be correct.