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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Aganainae > Asota

Asota venalba Moore, 1877

Sometimes treated as a subspecies of Asota heliconia.
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List of Asota Hübner, [1819] species known from India.
Asota canaraica Moore, 1878. India.
Asota caricae Fabricius, 1775. Sri Lanka; India.
Asota clara Butler, 1875. Myanmar.
Asota egens (Walker, 1854). Nepal; Myanmar; India: Naga Hills, Nagaland, Sikkim, Khasia Hills, Mehgalaya.
Asota ficus Fabricius, 1775. Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India.
Asota heliconia (Linnaeus, 1758). India.
Asota paphos (Fabricius, 1787). India: NE Himalaya.
Asota plaginota Butler, 1875. Nepal; Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India: NE India, Sikkim.
Asota producta (Butler, 1875). Sri Lanka; India.
Asota sericea Moore, 1878. India.
Asota tortuosa Moore, 1872. Nepal; Myanmar; India: Sikkim.
References:
  1. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae, pg 499, # 1137 as form venalba from Andamans of Hypsa monycha.
  2. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=660771 [accessed 24 Dec 2015]
  3. http://www.aganainae.nl/index.html. Treated as a subspecies of Asota heliconia

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Anonymous. 2022. Asota venalba Moore, 1877. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355534/Asota-venalba
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