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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Amerilini > Amerila

Amerila omissa (Rothschild, 1910)

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Amerila astreus differs by have the whole the abdomen red above. The brown band at the end of the forewing cell is absent in Amerila eugenia and Amerila rhodopa.

List of Amerila Walker, 1855 known from India. 
Amerila astreus (Drury, 1773), India (West Bengal, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Throughout India, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya, Tripura, Kerala). 
Amerila eugenia (Fabricius, 1794), India (Central and South India, Punjab, Andhra 
Amerila omissa (Rothschild, 1910), India (NW Himalayas, Assam, Meghalaya, NE Himalayas, Arunachal Pradesh). 
Amerila rhodopa Walker, 1864, India (Sikkim, Nagaland, Southern India, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka).
  1. Rhodogastria omissa Rothschild, 1910. Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 184, 18: pl. 5, f. 11-12; TL: Khasia Hills, Assam. Text at Plate at
  2. Rhodogastria omissa; Hampson, 1920, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl.) 2: 516. Text at
  3. Singh, N. & J. Singh. 2012. Genitalic studies of Amerila eugenia (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) from Karnataka, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(2): 2398–2401. Pdf
  4. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 111.7. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Amerila omissa (Rothschild, 1910). 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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