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Lepidoptera > Zygaenoidea > Limacodidae > Mahanta

Mahanta quadrilinea Moore, 1879

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:

Mahanta leworthyi, which is extralimital, and can best be told apart by genitalia. Many other extralimital con-geners also best told apart by genitalia.
  1. Moore (1879). Descriptions of new Indian lepidopterous insects from the collection of the late Mr. W.S. Atkinson. Rhopalocera, by William C. Hewitson. Heterocera, by Frederic Moore. With an introductory notice by Arthur Grote. Text at 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 39/30. 
  4. Hampson, G. 1892. 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. 401, # 899.    



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Anonymous. 2021. Mahanta quadrilinea Moore, 1879. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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