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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Margaroniini > Parotis

Parotis marginata complex (Hampson, 1893)

The Genus Parotis Hübner, 1831 is a species complex with at least 38 species known globally (http://globiz.pyraloidea.org) [accessed 27 October 2018] . Species identities can be confirmed with certainty only by dissecting genitalia and/or bar coding. 
Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
Maharashtra
Nagaland
Tripura
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
References:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parotis_marginata

http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/spil/marginata.html

Gurule, S & S. M. Nikam. 2013. The moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of northern Maharashtra: a preliminary checklist. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(12): 4693–4713; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2555.4693-713

http://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/495522-Parotis-marginata

Irungbam, J. S., M. S. Chib, & K. Wangdi. (2016). Taxonomic review of the superfamily Pyraloidea in Bhutan. (Lepidoptera). Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 9 (2016) 355-382.Figure 10/H. 

 

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Anonymous. 2021. Parotis marginata complex (Hampson, 1893). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/356096/Parotis-marginata complex
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