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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Saturniidae > Saturniinae > Saturniini > Antheraea

Antheraea paphia (Linnaeus, 1758) – Tasar Silk Moth; South Indian Small Tussore

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Assam
Chhattisgarh
Gujarat
Himachal Pradesh
Karnataka
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Telangana
Tripura
Uttarakhand
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Antheraea mylitta is the junior synonym of A. paphia. 

List of Antheraea Hübner, [1819] species known from India.
Antheraea andamana Moore, 1877. India: Andamans.
Antheraea assamensis Helfer, 1837. Myanmar; India: North India, Assam.
Antheraea cingalesa Moore, 1883. Sri Lanka.
Antheraea helferi Moore, 1859. India: NE Himalaya.
Antheraea imperator Watson, 1913. India: NE Himalaya.
Antheraea jana (Stoll, 1782). Myanmar; India: Andamans Is.
Antheraea paphia Linnaeus, 1758 (= A. mylitta). Sri Lanka; India.
Antheraea roylei Moore, 1859. Nepal; Myanmar; India: Himalayas.
Antheraea yamanai (Guénerin-Méneville, 1861). Sri Lanka; India: North India.

References:
  1. Wikipedia contributors. Antheraea mylitta [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; 2016 Nov 4, 17:34 UTC [cited 2017 Jan 27]. Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Antheraea_mylitta&oldid=747836653.
  2. Peigler, S. R & S. Naumann. 2016. What exactly is Antheraea paphia (Linnaeus, 1758)? (Lepidoptera, Saturnidae). Atalanta 47 (3/4), 500: 520.


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Borse, V. & Khan, F.. 2022. Antheraea paphia (Linnaeus, 1758) – Tasar Silk Moth; South Indian Small Tussore. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355950/Antheraea-paphia
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