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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Noctuidae > Plusiinae > Argyrogrammatini > Trichoplusia

Trichoplusia ni (Hübner, [1803]) – Cabbage Looper

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  4. Shubhalaxmi, V. 2018. Birdwing Field Guide to Indian Moths, 1st Edition. Birdwing Publishers, India, 461pp. Pl. 110, Pg. 295.
  5. James, D.G., Morgan, S. and Sourakov, A. eds., 2018. The book of caterpillars: a life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world. University of Chicago Press. Pg. 637 for caterpillar.
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  8. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 44/11. 


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Muddasar. 2021. Trichoplusia ni (Hübner, [1803]) – Cabbage Looper. 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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