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Lepidoptera > Zygaenoidea > Epipyropidae > Fulgoraecia

Fulgoraecia melanoleuca (Fletcher, 1939)

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Tamil Nadu
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  1. OD: Epipyrops melanoleuca Fletcher, 1939. A new Epipyrops from India (Lep., Epipyropidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research, 30(3), pp.293-294.
  2. Kumar, R., Mittal, V., Chutia, P. and Ramamurthy, V.V., 2015. Taxonomy of Fulgoraecia melanoleuca (Fletcher, 1939),(Lepidoptera: Epipyropidae) in India, a biological control agent of Pyrilla perpusilla (Walker) (Hemiptera: Lophopidae). Zootaxa, 3974(3), pp.431-439.
  3. Sankararaman, H., Naveenadevi, G. and Manickavasagam, S., 2020. Occurrence of Fulgoraecia (= Epiricania) melanoleuca (Lepidoptera: Epipyropidae) as a parasitoid of sugarcane lophopid planthopper Pyrilla perpusilla in Tamil Nadu (India) with brief notes on its life stages. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 12(8), pp.15927-15931.

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Sankararaman, H. 2022. Fulgoraecia melanoleuca (Fletcher, 1939). 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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