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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Lithosiina > Oeonistis

Oeonistis altica (Linnaeus, 1768)

Moths of Borneo (Holloway, 2001) says "True entella (syns. convoluta Fabricius, entelliola Hübner) appears to be restricted to S. India and Sri Lanka."
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
Arunachal Pradesh
Nagaland
Tripura
All states
Similiar species:
O. entella occurs in Sri Lanka and South India.
References:
  1. Holloway, J. D. 2001. The Moths of Borneo. Part 7. Arctiidae: Lithosiinae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-7/plesiomorphic%20genera/plesiomorphic_6_1.php for O. altica, http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-7/plesiomorphic%20genera/plesiomorphic_6.php generic description [accessed 20 Feb 2016]
  2. inaturalist.org. iNaturalist.org web application at http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/193689 [accessed 20 Feb 2016]

Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Lithosiina > Oeonistis


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Anonymous. 2021. Oeonistis altica (Linnaeus, 1768). 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/355597/Oeonistis-altica
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