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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Arctiini > Spilosomina > Aloa

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:
List of Aloa Walker, 1855 known from India.
Aloa albistriga Walker, 1864. India (South India, Odisha).
Aloa collaris Hampson, 1891. S. India (Nilgiris: TL).
Aloa lactinea (Cramer, 1777). India (Kolkata, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Nagaland,
Manipur, Maharashtra, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka).

List of Neoaloa Singh & Kirti, 2015 from India.
Neoaloa flavimargo (Hampson, 1894). Nepal; Myanmar. 
Neoaloa cernyi Singh & Joshi, 2018. India (Valmiki Tiger Reserve, Bihar: TL). 
Neoaloa pseudoflavimargo Singh, Kirti & Kaleka, 2015. India: Assam. 
  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. F. 1894. Moths 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 27 #1235 fg.9 as Creatonotus lactineus
  4. Singh, N., Joshi, R. and Ahmad, J., 2018. A new species of genus Neoaloa Singh & Kirti, 2015 from Bihar, India (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae: Arctiini). Zootaxa, 4486(2), pp.189-194.
  5. Singh, N. ,Joshi, R.,Kirti, J. S.,Bisht, S. S., & H. S. Param. 2021. A catalogue of Indian Arctiinae (Erebidae, Lepidoptera). Zootaxa 5058 (1): 001–118. 
  6. [Accessed 29 August 2021]

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Anonymous. 2022. Aloa lactinea (Cramer, [1777]) – Red Costate Tiger Moth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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