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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Nolidae > Westermanniinae > Pterogonia

Pterogonia episcopalis Swinhoe, 1891

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Pterogonia Swinhoe, 1891 species known from Indian subcontinent.
Pterogonia aurigutta (Walker, 1858). (Thalatta). India (N.E. Himalaya, Andamans, Sikkim, Jharkhand); Sri Lanka; Nepal; Bhutan.
Pterogonia cardinalis Holloway, 1976. India (Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Arunachal Pradesh). 
Pterogonia cassidata Warren, 1916. India (Karnataka). 
Pterogonia episcopalis Swinhoe, 1891. India (Nagaland, Nilgiris, Kerala, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu); Nepal.
Pterogonia nubes (Hampson, 1893). India (Mizoram, Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka.
  1. OD: Pterogonia episcopalis Swinhoe, 1891. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1891 (1): 152. Text at
  2. 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. 363, # 2189.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 43/20.

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Anonymous. 2022. Pterogonia episcopalis Swinhoe, 1891. 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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