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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Spataliinae > Spataliini > Rosama

Rosama auritracta (Moore, 1865)

Indian and global distribution:
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Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Rosama plusioides Moore, 1879, NE India. MOT Vol. 5, Pl. 9/273. 

Rosama strigosa Walker, 1855. NE India, Andamans. Description at

Both species are significantly different from R. auritracta
  1. Celeia auritracta Moore, 1865. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. Pg. 811. TL: NE Bengal. Text at
  2. [accessed 28 November 2020]
  3. Schintlmeister, A., & A. Pinratana. 2007. Moths of Thailand, Volume 5. NotodontidaeBrothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 320 pp. + 45 pls.Plate 39, #274
  4. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg 70, #312 as Spatalia auritractata.
  5. Schintlmeister, A. (2013) Notodontidae & Oenosandridae (Lepidoptera). In: World Catalogue of Insects. Vol. 11. Brill, Leiden, pp. 1 - 605.
  6. Chandra, K., Mazumder, A., Sanyal, A.K., Ash, A., Bandyopadhyay, U., Mallick, K. & A. Raha, A., 2018. Catalogue of Indian Notodontidae Stephens, 1829 (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Zootaxa4505 (1). 
  7. Hideki, K. and Masaru, N., 2016. Molecular phylogeny of the Notodontidae. TINEA. Vol. 23, Suplement 1. pp. 1-84. For tribal placement.  

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Anonymous. 2021. Rosama auritracta (Moore, 1865). 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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