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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Nudariina > Padenia

Padenia transversa (Walker, 1854)

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Tamil Nadu
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Similiar species:
List of Padenia Moore, [1882] known from India (Kirti et al. 2020).
Padenia acutifascia de Joannis, 1928. India (Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Meghalaya).
Padenia duplicana (Walker, 1863). India (Arunachal Pradesh).
Padenia obliquifascia Rothschild, 1920. India (Andamans & Nicobar).
Padenia transversa (Walker, 1854). India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris), Orissa, Karnataka, Maharashtra); Sri Lanka.
  1. OD: Cyllene transversa Walker, 1854. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 2: 544; TL: Ceylon. Text at [accessed 20 February 2018]
  2. Hampson, G.F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 98, # 1401.
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1900. Catalogue of Arctidae (Nolinae, Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Musuem, Vol. 2, Pg 263, No. 552 for P. transversa
  4. Kirti, J.S.; Singh, N. 2015. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 1. Pg. 149. 
  5. Kirti, J.S., Datta, H.S., Bisht, S.S., Param, H.S. & Singh, N. 2020. Two New records of the genus Padenia Moore, 1882 (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae: Lithosiini) from India. Records of Zoological Survey of India, 120 (4), 1–7.


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Anonymous. 2022. Padenia transversa (Walker, 1854). 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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