Actias keralana Nässig, Naumann & Giusti, 2020 - Kerala Moon Moth

Subspecies in India

Populations of Actias maenas from Kerala and Karnataka elevated to a new species, Actias keralana by Nässig, Naumann & Giusti (2020).

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  1. OD: Actias keralana Nässig, Naumann & Giusti, 2020. A new species of the species-group of Actias maenas from South India: Actias keralana sp. n. (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Nachr. entomol. Ver. Apollo, N. F. 41 (1/2): 41–50.
  2. Sondhi, Y., S. Sondhi, S. R. Pathour, & K. Kunte. 2018. Moth diversity (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of Shendurney and Ponmudi in Agastyamalai Biosphere Reserve, Kerala, India, with notes on new records. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 28(2).

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Actias keralana Nässig, Naumann & Giusti, 2020 – Kerala Moon Moth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/actias-keralana, accessed 2024/05/18.