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Hyblaea puera complex (Cramer, 1777) – Teak Defoliator

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andhra Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Hyblaea Fabricius, 1793 species known from India.
Hyblaea constellata Guenée, 1852. Indian subcontinent. 
Hyblaea hypocyanea Swinhoe, 1895. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Hyblaea firmamentum Guenée, 1852. Sikkim, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Hyblaea puera (Cramer, 1777). Indian subcontinent. 
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  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. pg 371, # 2204.
  3. Herbison-Evans, D. & S. Crossley. Caterpillars (and Butterflies and Moths) of Australia. [accessed 21 March 2017]
  4. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). [accessed 21 March 2017]

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Pal, S. 2022. Hyblaea puera complex (Cramer, 1777) – Teak Defoliator. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. complex
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