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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Arctiini > Spilosomina > Alphaea

Alphaea florescens (Moore, 1879)

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:

Alphaea imbuta
Markings on HW are yellowish, not white. See MON 18/12 and http://www.insecta-web.org/cgi-bin/MWM/vk/dysplay_virt_koll.pl  [accessed 04 July 2018]

List of Alphaea Walker, 1855 known from India.
Alphaea fulvohirta Walker, 1855, India (West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Assam,
Arunachal Pradesh).
Alphaea (Flavalphaea) impleta (Walker, 1864), India (West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, NW Himalayas, Arunachal Pradesh).
Alphaea (Flavalphaea) khasiana (Rothschild, 1910), India (Meghalaya).
Alphaea (Nayaca) florescens (Moore, 1879), India (Sikkim, Assam, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh).
Alphaea (Nayaca) imbuta (Walker, 1855), India (NW Himalayas, West Bengal, Assam, Sikkim).
Alphaea (Nayaca) rothschildi Dubatolov & Kishida, 2005, India (Sikkim, Meghalaya).
References:
  1. OD: Nyaca florescens Moore, 1879; Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (1): 43, pl. 2, f. 13; TL: Sikkim. Text at http://archive.org/stream/descriptionsofne00hewi#page/43/mode/1up. [accessed 04 July 2018] Plate at http://archive.org/stream/descriptionsofne00hewi#page/n326/mode/1up
  2. http://www.insecta-web.org/cgi-bin/MWM/vk/dysplay_virt_koll.pl [accessed 04 July 2018] Box arc447.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Toky. Pl 18/9. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Alphaea florescens (Moore, 1879). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.21. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/356445/Alphaea-florescens
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