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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Boletobiinae > Eublemmini > Corgatha

Corgatha dictaria (Walker, 1861)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
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Similiar species:
Corgatha Walker, [1859] species known 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.


 
References:
  1. Acidalia (?) dictaria Walker, 1861. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. 23: 759. TL: Shanghai. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/122745#page/285/mode/1up 
  2. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (insecta : lepidoptera) of Hong Kong.Pl. 41/20. 
  3. Inoue, H., S. Sugi, H. Kuroko, S. Moriuti & A. Kawabe. (1982). Moths of Japan. Vol. 2 Tokyo: Kodansha.Pl. 196/13 for female. 
  4. http://www.jpmoth.org/Noctuidae/Acontiinae+Eustrotiinae/Corgatha_dictaria.html  [accessed 01 June 2021]
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/343243-Corgatha-dictaria
Note: S. Indian individuals on MOI (by593, ck177, cn924) have white on the head. Different species in S. India? Needs investigation.

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Anonymous. 2022. Corgatha dictaria (Walker, 1861). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/357774/Corgatha-dictaria
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