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Aloa lactinea (Cramer, [1777]) – Red Costate Tiger Moth

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
Similar Aloa species in India
Aloa albistriga Walker, 1864; sometimes listed as Amsacta albistriga (Walker, [1865])
Aloa collaris Hampson, 1891 
Aloa flavimargo Hampson, 1894

  1. OD: Phalaena lactinea Cramer, P., 1777. Uitlandsche  Kapellen (Papillons  exotiques). Uitl. Kapellen. 2(9–16): 1–152, Pls. 97–192
  2. Walker, F. and Gray, J.E., 1855. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum (Part 1-3). Order of the Trustees.
  3. Hampson, G. 1894. Moths 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 27 #1235 fg.9 as Creatonotus lactineus
  4. Coppens, B., 2019. Aloa lactinea – “Red costate tiger moth”. [online] Brreding butterflies. Available at: [Accessed 29 August 2021]
  5. [Accessed 29 August 2021]

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Anonymous. 2021. Aloa lactinea (Cramer, [1777]) – Red Costate Tiger Moth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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