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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Boletobiinae > Eublemmini > Corgatha

Corgatha costinotalis (Moore, 1867)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Corgatha species from Indian subcontinent
Corgatha albivertex Hampson, 1907. Sri Lanka.
Corgatha albicinctalis (Walker, [1866]). Meghalaya. 
Corgatha atrifalcis Hampson, 1907. Sri Lanka.
Corgatha argenticosta Hampson, 1910, Bhutan. 
Corgatha argentisparsa (Hampson, 1895). Himachal Pradesh. 
Corgatha costinotalis (Moore, 1867). West Bengal, Nepal.  
Corgatha costipicta Hampson, 1895. Sikkim, Nepal. 
Corgatha dictaria (Moore, 1861). Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Karnataka. 
Corgatha diplochorda Hampson, 1907, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Corgatha griseicosta Holloway, 1976. Myanmar.
Corgatha melanistis Hampson, 1910. Myanmar.
Corgatha minor Moore, [1885]. Sri Lanka.
Corgatha nigripalpis (Walker, 1864). Sri Lanka, Borneo. 
Corgatha oblataria (Walker, 1861). Sri Lanka.
Corgatha rubra (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris. 
Corgatha semipardata (Walker, 1862). Nepal. 
Corgatha trichogyia Hampson, 1907. Sri Lanka.
Corgatha zonalis Walker, [1859]. India, Sri Lanka.

Similar species to Corgatha costinotalis are
Corgatha minor (Moore, [1885])
This species described from Sri Lanka as Capnodes minor, synonymised with costinotalis by Hampson in Moths of India , but listed as a valid species on Lepindex. OD mentions a 4th white spot near apex, & white tipped points on post-medial lines - Lepidoptera of Ceylon, pt 3 pg 212. 

Corgatha pseudominor Holloway, 2009
Extralimital species. Somewhat close to Corgatha pseudominor but lacks white subapical spot. 
  1. Hypena costinotalis Moore, 1867, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1867: 83. Text at
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 347, # 2145. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 43/35. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Corgatha costinotalis (Moore, 1867) . 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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