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Aiteta rufoflava (Walker, [1857])

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List of Aiteta Walker, 1856 species known from India. 
Aiteta apriformis (Walker, 1857) (Capotena). India (Maharashtra, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh); Sri Lanka.
Aiteta brooksi Holloway, 1976. India (Andamans); Myanmar.
Aiteta damnipennis (Walker, 1865) (Phanaca). India (Kerala); Sri Lanka.
Aiteta musculina Walker, 1856. India (Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, Kerala, Uttarakhand,
Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka; Nepal; Myanmar
Aiteta rufoflava (Walker, [1857] 1856) (Xanthia). India (Bihar, Sikkim, Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Jharkhand).
Aiteta rufula Warren, 1912. India (Meghalaya).
Aiteta trigoniphora (Hampson, 1898) (Capotena). India (Meghalaya).
  1. OD : Xanthia rufoflava Walker, 1856 [1857]. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln. Br. Mus., part X, Pg. 467. Text at
  2. 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. 420, # 2326. Listed as Pseudelydna rufoflava.
  3. Sivasankaran, K. , S. Ignacimuthu , M. Gabriel Paulraj and S. Prabakaran 2012. A checklist of Noctuidae (Insecta : Lepidoptera : Noctuoidea) of India. Rec. zool. Surv. India : 111(Part–3) : 79-101.
  4. Gurule, S & S. M. Nikam. 2013. The moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of northern Maharashtra: a preliminary checklist. Journal of Thratened Taxa. 5(12): 4693–4713; Image 212; 213. 
  5. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Pl. 28/13-16.
  6. [accessed 20 April 2020]

Aiteta diurna is its junior synonym. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Aiteta rufoflava (Walker, [1857]). 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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