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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Acentropinae > Elophila

Elophila scitalis (Swinhoe, 1885)

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References:
  1. Hydrocampa scitalis Swinhoe, 1895. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. Pg. 869. TL: Bombay. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28697926#page/1015/mode/1up.
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg. 317, #4927 as Nacoleia scitalis.
  3. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/1120956-Elophila-scitalis
Lepindex lists as Lamprosema scitalis Swinhoe, 1895, while http://globiz.pyraloidea.org [accessed 21 February 2021] lists as Elophila scitalis (Swinhoe, 1885). Taxonomic position needs clarification. 

 

 


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Anonymous. 2021. Elophila scitalis (Swinhoe, 1885) . 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/357600/Elophila-scitalis
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