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Nannoarctia dentata (Walker, 1855)

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List of Nannoarctia Kôda, 1988 known from India.
Nannoarctia (Nannoarctia) himalayana Dubatolov & Kishida, 2010, India (Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh).
Nannoarctia (Nannoarctia) obliquifascia (Hampson, 1894), India (NW Himalayas, Assam, Sikkim).
Nannoarctia (Nannoarctia) tripartita (Walker, 1855), India (North India, Jharkhand).
Nannoarctia (Pseudorajendra) dentata (Walker, 1855), India (Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Goa).
  1. OD:Aloa dentata Walker, 1855. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 3: 708.
  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 23, # 1222 as Alphaea dentata.
  3. Dubatolov, V. V., Haynes, P. & Kishida, Y. 2007. Review of the genus Rajendra Moore, with systematic notes on the genus Nannoarctia Kôda (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae). Tinea. 20 (1): 67-76, Tokyo. Fig 13-14. 
  4. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2015. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 1, pp 1-205. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. Pg. 34

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Anonymous. 2022. Nannoarctia dentata (Walker, 1855). 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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