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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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  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. 2021. Spilarctia leopardina (Kollar, [1844]). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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