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Lepidoptera > Zygaenoidea > Limacodidae > Mahanta

Mahanta quadrilinea Moore, 1879

Indian and global distribution:
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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.
http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=379309

http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/60_ZYGAENOIDEA/Limacodidae/20_Mahanta/Mahanta%20leworthyi/Mahanta%20leworthyi.htm
References:
  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 http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4824346#page/319/mode/1up 
  2. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=260946
  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. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/356118/Mahanta-quadrilinea
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