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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Syntomini > Amata

Amata elongata (Hampson, 1900)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Hampson (1900) mentions that he recorded an individual with larger spots from S. India (by541, by272 ). The regular form has smaller spots, so this species exhibits variability. 
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Karnataka
Maharashtra
All states
Similiar species:
References:
  1. OD: Syntomis elongata Hampson, 1900; J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 13 (1): 50. Text at https://archive.org/stream/journalofbombayn13190001bomb#page/50/mode/1up
  2. Amata elongata Hampson, 1914, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl.) 1: 38, pl. 2, f. 29. Text ta https://archive.org/stream/catalogueoflepid01brit#page/38/mode/1up. Plate at https://archive.org/stream/catalogueoflepid12brit#page/n22/mode/2up
  3. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2016. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 2, pp 1-214. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. , pg. 183.

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Anonymous. 2021. Amata elongata (Hampson, 1900). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/357277/Amata-elongata
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