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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Spataliinae > Ceirini > Besaia

Besaia rubiginea Walker, 1865

Indian and global distribution:
Within Indian region - Sikkim, Nepal. First record from Arunachal Pradesh.
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
  1. Cote, E. C & C. Swinhoe (1887). Catalogue of Moths of India, Pt-I-Spinges. Pg no 172.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3, pg 165, Plate 95/12 listed incorrectly as Basaia rubiginosa
  3. Hampson, G. 1892. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae, pg 171, # 314.
  4. Walker, 1865. List Specimens Lepid. Insects Collection British Museum 32: 459.(Original description)

Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Spataliinae > Ceirini > Besaia

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Anonymous. 2022. Besaia rubiginea Walker, 1865. 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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