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Phazaca theclata (Guenée, 1857) – Cotton Leaf Roller

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  1. Goff, R. African Moths. as Dirades theclata [accessed 20 October 2016]
  2. Hampson, G. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae, pg 132, # 3065 as Dirades theclata.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.
    Pl 138/17, 18.
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  5. Sohn, Jae-Cheon & Yen, Shen-Horn (2005): A Taxonomic Revision of the Korean Epipleminae (Lepidoptera: Uraniidae), with Phylogenetic Comments on the Involved Genera. Zoological Studies 44(1): 44–70. PDF fulltext Fig 1-N.
  6. Wikipedia contributors. Phazaca theclata [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; 2016 Sep 3, 15:07 UTC [cited 2016 Sep 3]. Available from:

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Anonymous. 2021. Phazaca theclata (Guenée, 1857) – Cotton Leaf Roller. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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