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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Pyralidae > Epipaschiinae > Locastra

Locastra muscosalis (Walker, [1866])

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Similar species known from India 
Locastra pachylepidalis Hampson, 1896
Locastra crassipennis (Walker, 1857)
References:
  1. Taurica muscosalis Walker [1866]; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 34: 1269. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso3334brit/page/1269/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg 119, #4455. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1998. Moths of Nepal. Part 5. TINEA. Vol. 15 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 143/15. 
  4. Rong, H. and Li, H., 2017. Review of the genus Locastra Walker, 1859 from China, with descriptions of four new species (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae, Epipaschiinae). ZooKeys, (724), p.101. Fig. 8. 
  5. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 48.12. 
  6. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/338570-Locastra-muscosalis
  7. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=314070 [accessed 03 August 2021]

Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Pyralidae > Epipaschiinae > Locastra


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Anonymous. 2021. Locastra muscosalis (Walker, [1866]). 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/357948/Locastra-muscosalis
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