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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Lithosiini incertae sedis > Macrobrochis

Macrobrochis gigas (Walker, 1854)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Himachal Pradesh
Karnataka
Kerala
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
List of Macrobrochis Herrich-Schäffer, [1855] known from India.
Macrobrochis albifascia (Fang, 1982), India (Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim).
Macrobrochis gigas (Walker, 1854), India (Meghalaya, Sikkim, Assam, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Uttarakhand).
Macrobrochis pallens Hampson, 1894, India (NW Himalayas).
Macrobrochis prasena (Moore, 1859), India (NW Himalayas, Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Assam, Manipur, Uttarakhand).
Macrobrochis tibetensis (Fang, 1990), India (Arunachal Pradesh).
References:
  1. OD: Lithosia gigas Walker, 1854. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 2: 494. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimens13brit/page/494/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs, pg 65 #1308.
  3. Arjun, C.P., Deepak, C.K. and Rajesh, T.P., 2020. Unusual aggregation of Macrobrochis gigas (Walker, 1854) in southern India (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini). Tropical Lepidoptera Research, pp.78-80.

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Anonymous. 2022. Macrobrochis gigas (Walker, 1854). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/213607/Macrobrochis-gigas
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