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Lepidoptera > Zygaenoidea > Limacodidae > Limacodinae > Thosea

Thosea magna Hering, 1931

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Thosea Walker, 1865 species known from the Indian subcontinent (Singh et al. 2021)
Thosea sinensis (Walker, 1855). India; Bhutan. 
Thosea magna Hering, 1931. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya (TL), Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal; Bhutan.  
Thosea bipartita Hering, 1933. NE India; Bangladesh.  
Thosea sevastopuloi Holloway, 1987. India: Bhimtal , Uttarakhand; Nepal. 
Thosea andamanica Holloway, 1987. Andaman Is.
Thosea lutea Heylaerts, 1890. India: Great Nicobar Is. 
Thosea brunti Holloway, 1987 
Thosea styx Holloway, 1987 
  1. OD: Thosea magna Hering, 1931, In: Seitz, A. (Ed.). Macro. Lep. World. Vol. 10., pg. 711. 
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 82/20. 
  3. Irungbam, J.S., M.S. Chib & A.V. Solovyev. 2017. Moths of the family Limacodidae Duponchel, 1845 (Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea) from Bhutan with six new generic and 12 new species records. Journal of Threatened Taxa 9(2): 9795–9813; Image 13.
  4. Singh, N., Ahmad, J. and Chandra, K., &. Solovyev, A. V. 2021. A new species of the genus Thespea Solovyev and four newly recorded species of Limacodidae from India (Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea). Zootaxa, 4927(1), pp.123-132.

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Anonymous. 2022. Thosea magna Hering, 1931. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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