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Amyna axis (Guenée, 1852) – The Eight-spot

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Amyna Guenée, 1852 species known from India
Amyna axis (Guenée, 1852). Indian subcontinent. 
Amyna glaucoptera Hampson, 1910. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling: TL). 
Amyna leucostriga Hampson, 1910. India: Himachal Pradesh (Dharamsala: TL). 
Amyna monocampta Hampson, 1910. India: Sikkim (TL). 
Amyna natalis (Walker, [1859]). Indo-Australian tropics. 
Amyna punctum (Fabricius, 1794). Indo-Australian tropics.
Amyna renalis (Moore, 1882). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling: TL).
Amyna stellata Butler, 1878. Indian subcontinent. 
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  3. Gurule, S & S. M. Nikam. 2013. The moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of northern Maharashtra: a preliminary checklist. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(12): 4693–4713; [accessed 05 June 2021] 219. 
  4. 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. Pl. 35/29-31. 
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Anonymous. 2022. Amyna axis (Guenée, 1852) – The Eight-spot. 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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