Endoclita malabaricus (Moore, 1879)
- Early stages
- Status, Habitat and Habits
- Larval Host Plants
- Similiar species
Endoclita signifer (Walker, 1856)
OD: Phassus signifer Walker, 1856. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 7: 1568; TL: Assam, Sylhet at http://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso07brit#page/1568/mode/1up [accessed 18 July 2017]
Image at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46938577#page/129/mode/1up [accessed 18 July 2017]
Hampson, G. F. . The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig, Pg 320, # 685.
Based on Hampson: Male E. malabaricus has smaller costal markings on forewing, which are pale chestnut in colour. Hindwing reddish fuscous (versus flesh-coloured in signifer). Shows significant variation in markings and coloration.
Endoclita Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874 species known from India.
- OD: Phassus malabaricus Moore, 1879. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1879: 412; TL: Sircy, N.Canara; Ooty, Niligiris at http://archive.org/stream/proceedingsofgen792zool#page/412/mode/1up [accessed 18 July 2017]
- Hampson, G. F. . The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig.pg 321, # 686 as Phassus malabaricus.
- Grehan, J. R., C., G.C. Mielke, D. N. Basu, U. Pawar, V. A. Ismavel, J. E. Rawlins & K. Kunte 2022. A new species of Endoclita C. & R. Felder, 1874 Ghost moth from Karimganj District of Assam, India, with comments on the genus in northeastern India, and clarification of E. signifer (Walker, 1856) (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). ZooNova 16: 1-13.
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Anonymous. 2022. Endoclita malabaricus (Moore, 1879). 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/356090/Endoclita-malabaricus