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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Cotachena

Cotachena pubescens (Warren, 1892)

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Similiar species:
Cotachena Moore, 1885 species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Cotachena castoralis Walker, [1859]. India: Sikkim, ANdaman Is.; Sri Lanka. 
Cotachena histricalis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka (TL); India; Myanmar. 
Cotachena nepalensis  Yamanaka, 2000. Nepal (TL). 
Cotachena pubescens (Warren, 1892. Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh (TL). 
Cotachena whalleyi Rose & Pajni, 1977. Dehradun, Uttarakhand (TL). 
Cotachena alysoni Whalley, [1961]. India (Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland); Nepal.
References:
  1. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg.142, # 4512 as Cotachena histricalis, form pubescens.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 124/31. 
  3. Irungbam, J.S., M.S. Chib & K. Wangdi, 2016. Taxonomic review of the superfamily Pyraloidea in Bhutan (Lepidoptera). Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 9 (3): 355-382. Fig 8, Image B. 
  4. http://www.jpmoth.org/Crambidae/Pyraustinae/Cotachena_pubescens.html. [accessed 09 July 2019]
  5. http://pyralids.plattenbaukasten.de/index.php?pubescens. [accessed 09 July 2019]

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Anonymous. 2022. Cotachena pubescens (Warren, 1892). 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/356775/Cotachena-pubescens
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