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Asota tortuosa (Moore, 1872)

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Asota plana white area on forewing more extensive, extending into cell.

Asota Hübner, [1819] species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Asota caricae (Fabricius, 1775)
Asota canaraica (Moore, 1878)
Asota clavata (Butler, 1875)
Asota concana (Moore, 1878)
Asota egens (Walker, 1854)
Asota ficus (Fabricius, 1775)
Asota heliconia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Asota paliura (Swinhoe, 1893). Kerala.  
Asota paphos (Fabricius, 1787)
Asota plaginota (Butler, 1875)
Asota plana Walker, 1854
Asota producta (Butler, 1875)
Asota sericea (Moore, 1878)
Asota tortuosa (Moore, 1872)

  1. Moore, F. 1872. Descriptions of new Indian Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1872: 555–582. pg. 570, pl.33, fig.2.
  2. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). [accessed 28 August 2015]

Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Aganainae > Asota

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Anonymous. 2022. Asota tortuosa (Moore, 1872). 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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