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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Nolidae > Chloephorinae > Careini > Maurilia

Maurilia iconica (Walker, [1858])

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
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List of Maurilia Möschler, 1884 species known from India.
Maurilia cervina (Walker, 1866) (Briarda). India (Sikkim); Myanmar; Nepal.
Maurilia iconica (Walker, [1858] 1857) (Anomis). India (Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh Madhya Pradesh, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Nilgiris, Kerala); Nepal; Sri Lanka; Myanmar.

Maurilia undaira Swinhoe, 1918, earlier considered a synonym for M. iconica, is treated by Holloway as a valid taxon, extralimital to India. See link below.

Maurilia pallidipennis Warren, 1916. India (Sikkim), a third species, is treated by Holloway as a synonym of M. cervina. See link below. 

  1. OD: Anomis iconica Walker, 1857 [1858]. List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 13: 992.TL: Sri Lanka.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 43/15. 
  3. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls. Pl. 29/44. 
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Anonymous. 2022. Maurilia iconica (Walker, [1858]). 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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