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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Lithosiina > Teulisna

Teulisna tumida (Walker, 1862)

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
Teulisna Walker, 1862 with similar markings on forewing that are known from India: 

Teulisna protuberans (Moore, 1878)
Teulisna obliquistria Hampson, 1894
Teulisna chiloides (Walker, 1682). Extralimital. 

List of Teulisna Walker, 1862  from the Indian subcontinent
Teulisna basigera (Walker, 1864).  Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra. 
Teulisna inducta (Walker, 1864). Nilgiris in S. India. 
Teulisna karena Černý, 2009. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Mizoram. 
Teulisna murina (Heylaerts, 1891). Nagaland. 
Teulisna nebulosa (Walker, 1862); “N. India”. 
Teulisna obliquistria Hampson, 1894; Burma; India: Momeit, Sikkim.

Teulisna plagiata Walker,1862; Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur. 
Teulisna protuberans (Moore, 1878). India: Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Darjeeling, Mizoram, Na- galand; Bhutan. 
Teulisna tenebrosus Singh & Kirti, 2016. Assam. 
Teulisna tumida (Walker, 1862). India, Sri Lanka. 
Teulisna unicornuta Kirti, Joshi & Singh, 2014. Karnataka, Kerala.   
Teulisna uniplaga Hampson, 1894. Myanmar.
Teulisna uniformis (Hampson, 1894). Myanmar.
  1. OD: Tegulata tumida Walker, 1862, Journ. Lin. Soc. Lond. (Zool), 6: 110. 
  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. 86, # 1373, Fig. 48 for tumida.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. 40, fig 17. Listed as Eilema tumida.
  4. Kirti, J.S., Joshi, R. and Singh, N., 2014. A new species of genus Teulisna Walker (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae) from India. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia, 57(1-2), pp.11-19.
  5. Cerny, K. & A. Pinratana. 2009. Moths of Thailand, Vol. 6, Arctiidae. 283 pp. Pg. 130, Pl 26/261. 
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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Lithosiina > Teulisna

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Anonymous. 2022. Teulisna tumida (Walker, 1862). 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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