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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Margaroniini > Maruca

Maruca vitrata Fabricius, 1787 – Maruca Pod Borer

Common Names: Legume Pod Borer, Mung bean moth.
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
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Himachal Pradesh
Karnataka
Kerala
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Maruca amboinalis listed in Hampsons, 1896 differs in being blacker beyond the end cell forewing and the postmedial clear band considerably reduced.
References:
  1. Chandra, K. & S. Sambath. 2013. Moth diversity of Tawang District, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(1): 3565–3570. doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2718.966Image no. 5.
  2. Hampson, G. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Pyralidae, pg 393, # 5134 as Maruca testulalis
  3. Insect Pests - NBAIR. http://www.nbair.res.in/insectpests/Maruca-vitrata.php [accessed 09 Sep 2016]
  4. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=20423 [accessed 7 Oct  2015]
  5. Wikipedia contributors. Maruca vitrata [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; 2015 Apr 29, 09:03 UTC [cited 2015 Oct 7]. Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Maruca_vitrata&oldid=659838049.

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Pal, S. 2021. Maruca vitrata Fabricius, 1787 – Maruca Pod Borer. 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/355339/Maruca-vitrata
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