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Lepidoptera > Zygaenoidea > Limacodidae > Limacodinae > Polyphena

Polyphena herbifera (Walker, 1855)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Aergina fumosa (Swinhoe, 1889) from South India.
  1. OD: Nyssia herbifera Walker, 1855. List. Lep. Ins. Br. Mus. 5:1136. Text at
  2. Parasa herbifera Dudgeon, G. C. 1887. A Catalogue of the Heterocera of Sikkim and Bhutan. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society Vol. XI, Part 2. # 871, Pg. 263. Plate III, Fig, 8-9. Text at
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl 39/19-20. 
  4. Solovyev, A.V. (2014) Parasa Moore Auct: Phylogenetic review of the complex from the Palaearctic and Indomalayan regions (Lepidoptera, Limacodidae). In: Proceedings of the Museum Witt Munich. Akademischer Verlag München, München, 240 pp.

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Anonymous. 2022. Polyphena herbifera (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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