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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Dudusinae > Tarsolepis

Tarsolepis fulgurifera (Walker, 1858)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
List of TarsolepisButler, 1872 known from India.
Tarsolepis remicauda remicauda Butler, 1872, India (Uttarakhand, Sikkim).
Tarsolepis japonica Wileman & South, 1917, India (Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh); Myanmar.
Tarsolepis malayanaNakamura, 1976, India (Assam); Myanmar.
Tarsolepis rufobrunneaRothschild, 1917, India (Uttarakhand, Assam, Kerala).
Tarsolepis fulgurifera (Walker, 1858), India (Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Assam, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh); Myanmar; Nepal.
  1. OD: Crino fulgurifera Walker, 1858; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 14: 1347
  2. Schintlmeister, A. & F. C. Lai. 2001. New and lesser known Notodontidae from mainland China (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Notodontidae). Neue Entomologische Nachrichten. 50: 3-141.
  4. Schintlmeister, A. & A. Pinratana. 2006. Moths of Thailand, Volume 5: NotodontidaePg. 38, # 11, pl 3.
  5. Chandra, K., Mazumder, A., Sanyal, A.K., Ash, A., Bandyopadhyay, U., Mallick, K. & A. Raha, A., 2018. Catalogue of Indian Notodontidae Stephens, 1829 (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Zootaxa4505 (1). 

Changed Genus from Megashachia to Tarsolepis on 28 Nov 2020 based on Chandra et al. 2018 and followed Kobayashi & Nonaka 2016 for tribal position. 


Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Dudusinae > Tarsolepis

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Anonymous. 2022. Tarsolepis fulgurifera (Walker, 1858). 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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