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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Lithosiina > Brunia

Brunia cucullata (Moore, 1878)

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
All states
Similiar species:
Brunia Moore, 1878 species from India.
Brunia gibonica (Černý, 2009). Arunachal Pradesh.
Brunia cucullata (Moore, 1878). Andamans, Assam.
Brunia brevipennis (Walker, 1854). Maybe synonym of B. antica.  
Brunia antica (Walker, 1854). India, Sri Lanka.
Brunia fumidisca (Hampson, 1894). Sikkim, Meghalaya.
Brunia griseola (Hübner, 1827). Needs confirmation. 
Brunia sarawaca (Butler, 1877). NE Himalaya.
Brunia terminalis (Moore, 1878). Maybe synonym of B. sarawaca
  1. Katha cucullata Moore, 1878; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878: 17; TL: Andamans. Text at
  2. Lithosia cucullata Moore, 1878. Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 209. Text at
  3. Ilema cucullata Hampson, 1900, Cat. Lep. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2: 160, pl. 22, f. 11. text at Plate at
  4. 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 84, # 1366 as Lithosia cucullata
  5. Bucsek, K. 2017. Contribution to the study of the genus Brunia Moore, 1878 (Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini) Entomofauna 38 (8) : 141-176. Pg. 146, Pl. 1/7, 7a. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Brunia cucullata (Moore, 1878). 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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