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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Aganainae > Mecodina

Mecodina praecipua (Walker, 1865)

Indian and global distribution:
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Assam
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Similiar species:
Mecodina Guenée, 1852 species in the Indian subregion
Mecodina aequilinea Hampson, 1926. Assam. 
Mecodina agrestis (Swinhoe, 1890) (Bertula). Myanmar.
Mecodina albodentata (Swinhoe, 1895) (Oglasa). Nepal, NE Himalaya, Kerala. 
Mecodina analis (Swinhoe, 1890) (Bertula). Myanmar.
Mecodina bisignata (Walker, 1865) (Boethantha). Indian subregion. 
Mecodina ceruleosparsa Hampson, 1907. Khasis, Meghalaya. 
Mecodina cineracea (Butler, 1879) (Psimada), NE Himalaya.
Mecodina cyanodonta Hampson, 1902. Khasis, Meghalaya. 
Mecodina diastriga Hampson, 1926. India.
Mecodina lanceola Guenée, 1852. NE Himalaya.
Mecodina metagrapta Hampson, 1926. India.
Mecodina odontophora (Swinhoe, 1895) (Seneratia). Meghalaya.
Mecodina placida (Moore, 1882) (Bertula). West Bengal
Mecodina subcostalis (Walker, 1865) (Ophiusa). Nepal. 
Mecodina praecipua (Walker, 1865) (Thermesia). Indian subregion. 
Mecodina umbrosa (Hampson, 1893) (Araeognatha). Sri Lanka. 
References:
  1. Thermesia praecipua Walker, 1865, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 33: 1056. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso3334brit/page/1056/mode/1up?view=theater. Female. TL: Sri Lanka
  2. Marmorinia ? nara Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (4): pl. 120, f. 47; TL: Amboina. Plate at https://archive.org/details/umdieerdeindenja03akad/page/n315/mode/1up?view=theater 
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 6, # 2717.
  4. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 261 pp. + 45 pls. Pl. 14/16-17.
  5. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/miscellaneous_v/miscellaneousv_8_5.php
  6. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/calp/praecipua.html  [accessed 27 May 2021]
  7. http://www.lepiforum.de/lepiwiki.pl?Mecodina_Praecipua_En [accessed 27 May 2021]
  8. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=64216 [accessed 27 May 2021]
  9. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/322058-Mecodina-praecipua

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Anonymous. 2021. Mecodina praecipua (Walker, 1865). 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/357762/Mecodina-praecipua
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