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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Margaroniini > Palpita

Palpita annulifer complex

A species complex with at least 16 similar species that are best separated by genitalia and comparing molecular phylogeny. 
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
Karnataka
Kerala
Maharashtra
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttarakhand
All states
Similiar species:
References:
  1. Inoue, H. (1994). Two new species of the genus Palpita Hübner from Southeast Asia (Lepdioptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). Transactions of the Lepidoptera Society of Japan, 45(2): 97-104. 

  2. Inoue, H. (1996). Revision of the genus Palpita Hübner  (Crambidae, Pyraustinae) from the Eastern Palaearctic, oriental and Australian Regions. Part 1: Group A (Annulifer Group). Tinea, 15, pp.12-46.
  3. Inoue, H. (1997). Revision of the genus Palpita Hübner (Crambidae, Pyraustinae) from the Eastern Palaearctic, Oriental and Australian Regions. Part 2: Group B. Tinea, 15 (2), pp.131-181.
  4. Rathikannu, S. and N. Chitra (2019). Taxonomic study of genus Palpita (Crambidae: Lepidoptera) from Tamil Nadu. Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences. Vol 8 [10]: 64-67 

 


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Anonymous. 2021. Palpita annulifer complex . 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/357616/Palpita-annulifer complex
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