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Amata divisa (Walker, 1854)

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  1. Syntomis divisa Walker, 1854. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 1: 131; TL: Assam, Sylhet. Text at
  2. Syntomis divisa Hampson, 1898, Cat. Lep. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 1: 98. Text at
  3. Syntomis divisa Butler. Ill. Het. Vol. 1, pg. 16, pl. 6/14. 
  4. Syntomis disrupta Moore, 1878; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 (4): 845, pl. 53, f. 5; TL: Moolai, 3000-6000ft; Moolai to Moolat, 4500ft, Burma, Upper Tenasserim. Text at Plate at
  5. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg 215, #423.
  6. Kirti, J.S., Joshi, R. and Singh, N., 2013. Taxonomic studies on four species of Amata Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae: Syntominae) from India with special reference to their external genitalia. Journal of Entomological Research, 37(4), pp.375-381.
 Amata divisa divisa (Walker, 1854), Amata divisa disrupta (Moore, 1878) and Amata divisa sikkima (Strand, 1917) are often treated as three separate subspecies. 

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Anonymous. 2021. Amata divisa (Walker, 1854). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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