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Amata sperbius (Fabricius, 1787)

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  1. OD: Zygaena sperbius Fabricius, 1787; Mantissa Insectorum 2: 103. Text at
  2. Syntomis sperbius; Hampson, 1898, Cat. Lep. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 1: 106 Distribution : Sikkim, Assam (Zerny, 1912), New Delhi (Pusa), Meghalaya (Shillong) (Fletcher, 1925), Manipur (Chaudhury, 2004), West Bengal, Nagaland (Gupta & Majumdar, 2006).
  3. Panthee, S., B. Subedi, S. R. Tamang & P. Smetacek. 2018. Westward range extension of the moth, Amata sperbius, (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) to Nepal. Bionotes Vol 20 (3).

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Anonymous. 2021. Amata sperbius (Fabricius, 1787). 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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