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Naxa textilis Walker, 1856

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Naxa obliterata has smaller spots than Naxa textilis textilis, similar sized spots compared to Naxa textilis parvipuncta, but the submarginal series of spots on boths wings are further away from the margin in N. obliterataNaxa obliterata known distribution is N. India.

List of known Naxa from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Naxa obliterata (Warren, 1893). India: Naga Hills, Nagaland.
Naxa seriaria (Motschulsky, 1866). India: Nagas, Nagaland.
Naxa textilis textilis Walker, 1856. Bangladesh: Silhet. India: NW Himalaya, Sikkim, Assam, Nilgiris.
Naxa textilis parvipuncta Prout, 1916. India: Nilgiris.
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  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 2/7. 
  4. Hampson, G. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 325, # 3578.  
  5. Kirti, J. S., K. Chandra, A. Saxena & N. Singh. 2019. Geometrid Moths of India. 296 pp. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. Pg. 169. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Naxa textilis Walker, 1856. 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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