Altha nivea Walker, 1862 -

Taxonomic Information

Similar species is Altha subnotata

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Altha nivea Walker, 1862: Bombax ceiba (Malvaceae), Polyalthia longifolia (Annonaceae), Ricinus communis (Euphorbiaceae), Shorea robusta (Dipterocarpaceae),Terminalia myriocarpa (Combretaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

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  3. Holloway, J. D. 1986. The Moths of Borneo. Part 1. Key to Families: Cossidae, Metarbelidae, Ratardidae, Dudgeoneidae, Epipyropidae and Limacodidae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-1/limacodidae/limacodidae-4-1.php [accessed 10 February 2017]
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  5. Solovyev, A.V. & T.J. Witt. 2009. The Limacodidae of Vietnam. Entomofauna Supplement 16: 33-229. pdf , pl 7/5, pg 53.
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Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Altha nivea Walker, 1862 – . 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/altha-nivea, accessed 2024/05/18.