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Lepidoptera > Thyridoidea > Thyrididae > Siculodinae > Rhodoneurini > Mellea

Mellea taeniata (Warren, 1908)

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Mellea tetragonata in which sub-basal and ante-medial fascia are straight. Also, sometime white spots on HW & FW.
  1. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo  139/17
  2. Warren 1908, Novit. Zool. 15: 327 (Sikkim, Khasis) as Junior syn Banisia taeniata
  3. Whitaker, T., S. Sutton & H. Barlow. Pyralid Moths of Borneo - An illustrated guide

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Anonymous. 2022. Mellea taeniata (Warren, 1908). 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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