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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Arctiini > Spilosomina > Spilarctia

Spilarctia leopardina (Kollar, [1844])

Dsiplays great variability. Numerous subspecies in Himalayas. 
Ssp. leopardina: North-West Himalayas, within Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, India, and North-Western Nepal.
Ssp. dhaulagiriensis: inner Himalayas of Nepal
Ssp. rosepuma: Nepal, Tibet, China
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List of Spilarctia Butler, 1875 known from India. 
Spilarctia bifascia Hampson, 1891. India (South India). 
Spilarctia casigneta (Kollar, [1844]). India (NW Himalayas, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris) Meghalaya, Kerala). 
Spilarctia castanea Hampson, 1893. India (Maharashtra); Sri Lanka. 
Spilarctia comma (Walker, 1856). India (NW Himalayas (Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh), Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand). 
Spilarctia coorgensis Kirti & Gill, 2010. India (Kerala, Karnataka). 
Spilarctia dalbergiae Moore, 1888. India (Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh). 
Spilarctia eldorado (Rothschild, 1910). India (Meghalaya). 
Spilarctia gopara (Moore, 1859). India (Sikkim, Assam, West Bengal, Meghalaya). 
Spilarctia irregularis (Rothschild, 1910). India (Sikkim, West Bengal). 
Spilarctia leopardina (Kollar, [1844]). India (Indian Himalaya, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh). 
Spilarctia melanostigma (Erschoff, 1872). India (North India including Ladakh), Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Assam, Nagaland). 
Spilarctia mona (Swinhoe, 1885). India (Maharashtra, Meghalaya). 
Spilarctia montana (Guerin–Meneville, 1843). India (Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris), Punjab, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh). 
Spilarctia obliqua (Walker, 1855), India (Throughout India). 
Spilarctia punctata (Moore, 1859).India (Sikkim, Assam, Nagaland, West Bengal, Uttarakhand). 
Spilarctia rubilinea (Moore, 1865). India (Sikkim, Assam, West Bengal, Meghalaya). 
Spilarctia sagittifera Moore, 1888. India (Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim). 
Spilarctia tamangi (Thomas, 1994). India (Sikkim, Assam, West Bengal). 
Spilarctia tigrina (Moore, 1879). India (Tamil Nadu). 
Spilarctia todara (Moore, 1872). India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu). 
Spilarctia xanthogaster (Thomas, 1994). India (Meghalaya, Assam).
References:
  1. OD: Euprepia leopardina Kollar, [1844]; in Hügel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek 4: 467, pl. 21, f. 2. 
  2. Dubatolov, V.V, Y. Kishida & C. Fang, 2005. Review of the subspecies of Spilarctia leopardina (Kollar, [1844]) (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae) Atalanta 36 (1/2): 180-188. Pl. 11/4.
  3. Arctia divisa Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 3: 614; TL: Himalayas, Almorah?

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Anonymous. 2022. Spilarctia leopardina (Kollar, [1844]). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/356468/Spilarctia-leopardina
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