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Aemene taprobanis Walker, 1854

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Checklist of Aemene Walker, 1854 from India and their distribution

Aemene albisparsa Hampson; (NE India)

Aemene amnaea (Swinhoe); (NE India)

Aemene flavescens Hampson ;(NE India)

Aemene fulvocincta (Hampson); (India)

Aemene guttulosana Walker ; (India, Sri Lanka)

Aemene maculifascia Moore ; (NE India, W China).
Aemene mesozonata (Hampson, 1898); (NE India, Thailand, Malay Peninsula)

Aemene nilgirica Hampson, 1891; (S India; Sri Lanka). 

Aemene nocturna (Hampson); (NE India). 

Aemene quinquefascia Hampson; (S India).

Aemene sagittifera Moore, 1888. TL: Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim. 

Aemene seriata Hampson, 1900; (NE India, Thailand)

Aemene sordida (Butler, 1877); (Sri Lanka, India, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam). 

Aemene spotoptera Singh & Kirti, sp. nov. ; (Karnataka).

Aemene subcinerea Moore ; (N India).

Aemene tau (Heylaerts, 1891); (Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, Java). 

Aemene taprobanis Walker, 1854; (Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, W and SW China). 

Aemene tenebrosa Moore, 1878; India.

Source: Volynkin et al, 2017; Arctiid Moths of India, Vol 2. 

  1. OD: Aemene taprobanis Walker, 1854; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln. Br. Mus., 2: 541. Text at TL: Ceylon
  2. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2016. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 2, pp 1-214. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. Pg. 136. 
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 92, Fig. 53. 
  4. Volynkin, A.V., ČERNÝ, K. & Ivanova, M.S., 2017. Description of a new Aemene Walker, 1854 from North Thailand and Myanmar, with a checklist of the genus (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Zootaxa4306 (3), pp. 444-450.
  5. Singh, N. 2019. Moths of Bihar and Jharkhand, Rec. zool. Surv. India, Occasional Paper No. 400: 1-180. Published by the Director, Zool. Surv. India. Plate 8. 





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Anonymous. 2021. Aemene taprobanis Walker, 1854. 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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