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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Calpinae > Ophiderini > Eudocima

Eudocima materna (Linnaeus, 1767) – Dot Underwing

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
Chhattisgarh
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Karnataka
Maharashtra
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Eudocima Billberg, 1820 species known from Indian subcontinent.
Eudocima aurantia (Moore, 1877) (Ophideres). TL: Andamans, India. 
Eudocima cajeta (Cramer, [1775] (Phalaena). TL: India.
Eudocima discrepans (Walker, [1858](Ophideres). TL: Singapore. 
Eudocima homaena (Hübner, [1823] 1816) (Othreis). TL: India.
Eudocima hypermnestra (Stoll, [1780])(Phalaena). TL: India.
Eudocima materna (Linnaeus, 1767) (Phalaena). TL: “Indiis”.
Eudocima okurai (Okano, 1964) (Adris). TL: "East Palearctic". Dist. includes Myanmar.
Eudocima phalonia (Linnaeus, 1763)(Phalaena). TL: Africa. Dist. throughout India.
Eudocima salaminia (Cramer, [1777]) (Phalaena). TL: China. Dist. throughout India.
Eudocima sikhimensis (Butler, 1895). (Adris). TL: Oriental region. Dist. includes India.
Eudocima splendida (Yoshimoto, 1999). (Othreis). TL: Myanmar. 
Eudocima tyrannus (Guenée, In Boisduval and Guenée 1852b). TL: India.
References:
  1. Gurule, S & S. M. Nikam. 2013. The moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of northern Maharashtra: a preliminary checklist. Journal of  Threatened Taxa 5(12): 4693–4713; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2555.4693-713 Image.146
  2. Hampson, G. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs pg.561 #2640 as Ophideres materna
  3. Wikipedia contributors. Eudocima materna [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; 2015 Jul 20, 12:41 UTC [cited 2015 Sep 30]. Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Eudocima_materna&oldid=672266976.

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Mudassar. 2021. Eudocima materna (Linnaeus, 1767) – Dot Underwing. 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/355305/Eudocima-materna
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