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Lepidoptera > Calliduloidea > Callidulidae > Pterothysaninae > Pterothysanus

Pterothysanus laticilia Walker, 1854

Day-flying moth. Often seen at moist patches near stream and jungle tracks. Occasionally seen at moth screens.
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
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Pterothysanus atratus Butler, 1885 has pink marginal spots on both wings

Pterothysanus atratus Butler, 1885; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 16346, pl. 8, f. 3; TL: Assam. Text at
Pterothysanus noblei Swinhoe, 1890 has larger marginal pink spots than P. atratus

  1. Pterothysanus laticilia Walker, 1854; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 2401TL: Silhet. Text at
  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, # 954, pg 430-31 fg.299.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). Moths of Nepal pl 134/6.

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Anonymous. 2022. Pterothysanus laticilia 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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