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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Aganainae > Mecodina

Mecodina diastriga Hampson, 1926

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Mecodina metagrapta Hampson, 1926 is a similar species, which is also found in India. Mecodina metagrapta has a small discoidal white lunule which Mecodina diastriga lacks and has a bean shaped discoidal spot instead. 
  1. Mecodina metagrapta Hampson, 1926; Descr. Gen. and Spec. Lepid. Br. Mus.: 491; TL: Bali Text at https://archive.org/details/descriptionsofne1926brit/page/490/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/02_EREBIDAE/03_AGANAINAE/06_Mecodina/Mecodina_metagrapta/Mecodina_metagrapta.htm
  3. Kalawate, A.S., 2018. A record after 92 years, and a first report of the moth Mecodina metagrapta Hampson, 1926 (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Aganainae) from the Western Ghats part of Maharashtra, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 10(13), pp.12847-12849.
 
Mecodina Guenée, 1852 species in the Indian subregion
Mecodina aequilinea Hampson, 1926. Assam. 
Mecodina agrestis (Swinhoe, 1890) (Bertula). Myanmar.
Mecodina albodentata (Swinhoe, 1895) (Oglasa). Nepal, NE Himalaya, Kerala. 
Mecodina analis (Swinhoe, 1890) (Bertula). Myanmar.
Mecodina bisignata (Walker, 1865) (Boethantha). Indian subregion. 
Mecodina ceruleosparsa Hampson, 1907. Khasis, Meghalaya. 
Mecodina cineracea (Butler, 1879) (Psimada), NE Himalaya.
Mecodina cyanodonta Hampson, 1902. Khasis, Meghalaya. 
Mecodina diastriga Hampson, 1926. India.
Mecodina lanceola Guenée, 1852. NE Himalaya.
Mecodina metagrapta Hampson, 1926. India.
Mecodina odontophora (Swinhoe, 1895) (Seneratia). Meghalaya.
Mecodina placida (Moore, 1882) (Bertula). West Bengal
Mecodina subcostalis (Walker, 1865) (Ophiusa). Nepal. 
Mecodina praecipua (Walker, 1865) (Thermesia). Indian subregion. 
Mecodina umbrosa (Hampson, 1893) (Araeognatha). Sri Lanka. 
 
 
 
References:
  1. Mecodina diastriga Hampson, 1926. Descr. Gen. Spec. Noctuinae, p. 491. Text at https://archive.org/stream/descriptionsofne1926brit#page/491/mode/1up (Female, TL: Java). 
  2. 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. 1/9-10. 
  3. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 503. 
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=458283
  5. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/miscellaneous_v/miscellaneousv_8_8.php

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Anonymous. 2021. Mecodina diastriga Hampson, 1926. 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/358026/Mecodina-diastriga
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