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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Arctiini > Callimorphina > Utetheisa

Utetheisa varians (Walker, 1854)

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List of Utetheisa Hübner, [1819] 1816 known from India.
Utetheisa antennata (Swinhoe, 1893), India (Nicobar Islands).
Utetheisa lotrix (Cramer, 1779), India (Throughout India, Andaman & Nicobar, Chhattisgarh).
Utetheisa pulchella (Linnaeus, 1758), India (Andaman, Throughout India, Lakshadweep).
Utetheisa pulchelloides Hampson, 1907, India (North India to Rajasthan, Sikkim, Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Orissa, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Throughout India including Madhya Pradesh,
Utetheisa (Pitasila) assamica De Vos, 2007, India (NE India, Assam).
Utetheisa (Pitasila) leucospilota (Moore, 1877), India (Andaman & Nicobar Islands).
Utetheisa (Pitasila) selecta (Walker, 1854), India (Andamans).
Utetheisa (Pitasila) varians (Walker, 1854), India (NE India, NW Himalayas, West Bengal, Sikkim).
Utetheisa (Pitasila) variolosa (Felder & Rogenhofer, [1869] 1874), India (Andaman & Nicobar Islands).
  1. Cerny, K. & A. Pinratana. 2009. Moths of Thailand, Vol. 6, Arctiidae. # 386, pg 193, Pl 44
  2. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). Pitasila varians accessed August 2015

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Anonymous. 2022. Utetheisa varians (Walker, 1854). 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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