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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Margaroniini > Terastia

Terastia egialealis (Walker, 1859)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
Terastia meticulosalis Guenée, 1854, distinguishing characters given in Hampson, 1896 under Terastia egialealis (see references for online link).

Terastia Guenée, 1854 species known from India.
Terastia diversalis (Walker, 1866). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Terastia egialealis (Walker, 1859). India: Hindustan.
Terastia proceralis Lederer, 1863. India: East India.
Terastia subjectalis Lederer, 1863.Sri Lanka.
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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2022. Terastia egialealis (Walker, 1859). 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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