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Imosca megastigmata (Hampson, 1894)

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Similiar species:
Imosca sugii Kobes, 1984.
Imosca sugii shown as separate species in Moths of Thailand, Vol 3, Part 2 but synonymized by Holloway in Moths of Borneo. Has a much broader costal dark mark, FW post-medial is more posteriorly oblique & there is a larger subtornal spot. The synonymy with I. sugii may need further study.
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  1. Borsippa megastigmata Hampson,1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 518, #2548.  
  2. 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 258 & Pl 35/22 & 23. 
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Anonymous. 2022. Imosca megastigmata (Hampson, 1894). 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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