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Heterostegane urbica (Swinhoe, 1885)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Heterostegane Hampson, 1893 species in India
Heterostegane aurantiaca Warren, 1894. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Heterostegane bilineata (Butler, 1883). Assirghur, Madhya Pradesh.
Heterostegane lala (Swinhoe, 1892). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Heterostegane maculifascia (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris. 
Heterostegane rectifascia (Hampson, 1893). Sri Lanka, Nagaland.
Heterostegane subfasciata Warren, 1899. NE Himalaya.
Heterostegane subtessellata (Walker, 1863). India; Nepal; Myanmar.  
Heterostegane tritocampsis (Prout, 1934). Khasi Hills. India; Sri Lanka. 
Heterostegane urbica (Swinhoe, 1886). India; Sri Lanka; Myanmar.
  1. OD: Asthena urbica Swinhoe, 1885, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 1885: 859.
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 166, # 3137 as Stegana urbica
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 69/14.
  5. Sondhi, Y. & S. Sondhi. 2016. A partial checklist of moths (Lepidoptera) of Dehradun, Mussoorie and Devalsari in Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(5): 8756–8776; Image 46. 
  6. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (insecta : lepidoptera) of Hong Kong. Pl. 22/34.

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Anonymous. 2022. Heterostegane urbica (Swinhoe, 1885). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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