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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Margaroniini > Maruca

Maruca amboinalis (Felder & Rogenhofer, [1875])

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Maruca vitrata
Maruca testulalis
  1. OD: Siriocaula? amboinalis Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874. Reise Novara Lep. (Het.), 1874: 18, Pl. 135, f.24. Text at Plate at
  2. Kirti, J.S. & N. S. Gill. 2005. Taxonomic studies on Indian species of Genus Maruca Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). Zoos’ Print J20(7), pp.1930-1931.
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  6. [accessed 19 October 2019] MOI v.4 pg. 394 #5135 

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Pal, S. 2021. Maruca amboinalis (Felder & Rogenhofer, [1875]) . 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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