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Anomis flava (Fabricius, 1775) – Cotton Looper

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Anomis erosa at [accessed 22 March 2022]

Anomis Hübner, [1821] known species from India.
Anomis combinans (Walker 1858). Sri Lanka.
Anomis discisigna (Hampson, 1894). India: Sikkim, NE Himalaya.
Anomis figlina Butler 1889. Sri Lanka; India: Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
Anomis flava (Fabricius, 1775). India: Himalaya.
Anomis fulvida Guenée 1852. Sri Lanka.
Anomis guttanivis (Walker, [1858]). Indian Subregion.
Anomis involuta (Walker, [1858]). Nepal; India.
Anomis mesogona (Walker 1858). Sri Lanka; India.
Anomis nigritarsis (Walker 1858). Sri Lanka; India.
Anomis sabulifera (Guenée 1852). Sri Lanka; India. African species ?
Anomis trilineata (Moore, 1883). India: Mumbai, Maharashtra.
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Anonymous. 2022. Anomis flava (Fabricius, 1775) – Cotton Looper. 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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