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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Musotiminae > Musotima

Musotima suffusalis (Hampson, 1893)

Taxonomic placement of this species needs investigation and clarification. It has been suggested that the species should be retained as its original genus Ambia suffusalis Hampson, 1893. 
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Similiar species:
Musotima acclaralis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka.
Musotima instrumentalis (Swinhoe, 1894). India: Shillong, Meghalaya.
Musotima suffusalis (Hampson, 1893). Sri Lanka.
  1. OD: Ambia suffusalis Hampson, 1893. Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 178, pl. 174, f. 20; TL: Ceylon. Text at Plate at
  2. 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. 199-200, # 4653.
  3. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (Insecta : Lepidoptera) of Hong Kong. Plate 13/14.
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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Musotiminae > Musotima

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Anonymous. 2022. Musotima suffusalis (Hampson, 1893). 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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