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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Syntomini > Amata

Amata bicincta (Kollar, [1844])

Indian and global distribution:
NW Himalaya. Recorded from Nainital area by Smetacek (2008).
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Separating Amata bicincta (Kollar, [1844]) and Amata cyssea (Stoll, [1782])
A. cyssea has a yellow collar, slight smaller FW spots than bicincta and a tiny spot between the two FW medial spots, visible in bh106 and bm894, obscure in other individuals. 
A. bicincta has a black collar, larger FW spots than bicincta
  1. OD as Syntomis bicincta in Kollar, V. and Redtenbacher, L., 1844. Aufzählung und Beschreibung der von Freiherrn Carl v. Hügel auf seiner Reise durch Kaschmir und das Himaleyagebirge gesammelten Insecten.
  2. Hampson, G. 1892. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig, pg 213 #411 as Syntomis bicinta
  3. Hampson, G. 1898. Catalogue of the Syntomidae in the British Museum. #182, pg 106.
  4. [accessed 28 Aug 2021]

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Anonymous. 2021. Amata bicincta (Kollar, [1844]). 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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