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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Aganainae > Asota

Asota plaginota (Butler, 1875)

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
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Himachal Pradesh
Nagaland
Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag
Tripura
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Asota caricae, Asota producta, Asota sericea.
Asota plaginota has white veins. Usually has a large creamy FW spot, with another small spot above (maybe be almost absent).
References:
  1. Hampson, G. 1892. Moths 1. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg 502, # 1148 as Hypsa alciphron form plaginota
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. Pl 17 fg.4
  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. Zwier, J. Aganainae (Snouted tigers). Website accessed August 2015.

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Anonymous. 2021. Asota plaginota (Butler, 1875). 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/355190/Asota-plaginota
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