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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Aganainae > Asota

Asota caricae (Fabricius, 1775)

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
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Chhattisgarh
Gujarat
Himachal Pradesh
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Maharashtra
Meghalaya
Nagaland
Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Asota producta, Asota plaginota, Asota sericea. Forewing white spot small and more regular in this species, forewing anal vein not so prominent.
References:
  1. Hampson, G. 1892. Moths 1. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg 502, #1148 as Hypsa alciphron
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. Pl 17 fg.2
  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. Plate 34.
  4. Holloway, J. D. 1988. The Moths of Borneo. Part 6. Arctiidae: Syntominae, Euchomiinae, Arctiinae, Aganainae (to Noctuidae). Online version

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Manoj, P. & S. Sondhi. 2021. Asota caricae (Fabricius, 1775). 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/355189/Asota-caricae
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