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Lepidoptera > Zygaenoidea > Limacodidae > Limacodinae > Miresa

Miresa bracteata Butler, 1880

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Miresa fulgida has additional silver triangular streak with silver veins connecting these triangular streaks.
Miresa argentifera lacks the silver triangular streak.
  1. Butler, A. 1880. Descriptions of new Species of Asiatic Lepidoptera Heterocera. The Annals and magazine of natural history; zoology, botany, and geology(5) 6 (31): 64, TL: Darjeeling in BMNH
  2. Chun-Sheng Wu and Alexey V. Solovyev, 2011, A Review of the Genus Miresa Walker in China (Lepidoptera: Limacodidae), Journal of Insect Science, v.11 DOI:
  3. Hampson, G. 1892. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae. Pg 387 #856
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo Pl. 39:14

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Anonymous. 2021. Miresa bracteata Butler, 1880. 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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