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Bacotoma violata (Fabricius, 1787)

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  1. Phalaena violata Fabricius, 1787: 213. Type locality: Tharangambadi [Tranquebariae], Tamil Nadu, India. Type in ZMUC. 
  2. Botys abjungalis Walker, 1859: 670. Type locality: Sri Lanka [Ceylon]. Type in NHMUK.
  3. Syngamia abjungalis Walker. 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. 281, #4828. 
  4. Yang, Z., Ullah, M., Landry, J.F., Miller, S.E., Rosati, M.E. and Zhang, Y., 2019. Reassessment of the moth genus Bacotoma, with a new species from Hainan Island (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Spilomelinae). Insect Systematics & Evolution, 1(aop), pp.1-24.

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Anonymous. 2021. Bacotoma violata (Fabricius, 1787). 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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