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Mocis undata (Fabricius, 1775) – Brown-striped Semi-looper

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
List of Mocis Hübner, [1823] species known from India.
Mocis discios Kollar, 1844. India: Himalayas.
Mocis frugalis (Fabricius, 1775). Sri Lanka; India.
Mocis laxa (Walker, 1858) (= M. pavona). Bangladesh; India: Sikkim, Bengal.
Mocis undata (Fabricius, 1775). Sri Lanka; India.
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  2. Holloway, J. D. 2005. The Moths of Borneo. Part 15/16. Noctuidae, Catocalini. Online edition (Mocis undata) accessed 23 August 2015.
  3. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae, Pl 22, # 429, pg 92
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  5. Wikipedia contributors. Mocis undata [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; 2016 Aug 15, 15:06 UTC [cited 2016 Aug 15]. Available from:

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Anonymous. 2022. Mocis undata (Fabricius, 1775) – Brown-striped Semi-looper. 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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