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Macrocilix maia (Leech, 1888)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Sewa orbiferata is superficially similiar. Other Macrocilix sp.

List of Macrocilix Butler, 1886 known from India.
Macrocilix mysticata mysticata (Walker, 1863) (Argyris), India (Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, North India, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand); Myanmar; Nepal.
Macrocilix maia (Leech, 1888) (Argyris), India.
  1. Holloway, J. D. 1998. The Moths of Borneo. Part 8. Castniidae, Callidulidae, Drepanidae, Uraniidae. [accessed 31 January 2017]
  2. Leech, J. H., 1887. On the Lepidoptera of Japan and Corea, Part II. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1888  pg. 647 pl.XXXII fg.6 as Argyris maia, TL: Korea, Gensan
  3. Watson, A. 1968. The Taxonomy of the Drepaninae represented in China, with an account of their world distribution (Lepidoptera:Drepanidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology Supplement 12. Pg.133

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Anonymous. 2022. Macrocilix maia (Leech, 1888). 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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