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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Nolidae > Eligminae > Baroa

Baroa punctivaga (Walker, 1855)

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Meghalaya
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Baroa vatala Swinhoe, 1894
References:
  1. Cycnia punctivaga Walker, 1855. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 3: 682; TL: Java. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimens13brit/page/682/mode/1up?view=theater for female.
  2. Agrisius plumbeonigra Swinhoe, 1916. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 18 (108): 485; TL: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. Text at https://archive.org/details/ser8annalsmagazi18londuoft/page/484/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Baroa punctivaga Hampson, 1901. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3: 479, pl. 50, f. 2. Text at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid03brituoft/page/479/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid13brit/page/n234/mode/2up?view=theater
  4. 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. Pg. 244, Pl. 33/29. 
  5. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/02_EREBIDAE/02_ARCTIINAE/04_Lithosiinae/08_Baroa/Baroa%20puctivaga/Baroa%20puctivaga.htm [accessed 27 April 2021]
The genus traditionally has been treated in Arctiidae by authors. Cerny & Pinratana (2011) stated the doubtful position of Baroa in Arctiidae (currently subfamily Arctiinae of Erebidae). The genus has been transferred to the family Nolidae by Holloway (2011) and associated with Eligminae by Zahiri et al. (2013). Notes from Kononenko & Pinratana, (2013).

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Anonymous. 2021. Baroa punctivaga (Walker, 1855). 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/357662/Baroa-punctivaga
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