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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Aganainae > Asota

Asota egens (Walker, 1854)

The Andamans subspecies Asota egens andamana differs from the nominate subspecies, on the forewing, by having an additional fuscous spot in the cell, and fuscous markings beyond cell.
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Arunachal Pradesh
Meghalaya
Nagaland
Tripura
All states
Similiar species:
Neochera inops, lacks spot at base of forewing cell and ground colour more brown.
References:
  1. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume, Vol 3, No 504, Plate 34/9-10
  2. Hampson, G. 1892. Moths 1. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. #1144, pg 501 ssp. egens
  3. Hampson, G. 1892. Moths 1. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. #1145, pg 502 ssp. andamana
  4. Holloway, J. D. 1988. The Moths of Borneo. Part 6. Arctiidae: Syntominae, Euchomiinae, Arctiinae, Aganainae (to Noctuidae). http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-6/aganainae/aganainae-5-6.php.
  5. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website).
    http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=208685 [ssp. andamana accessed 24 Dec 2015]

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Anonymous. 2021. Asota egens (Walker, 1854). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355033/Asota-egens
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