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Petelia immaculata Hampson, 1893

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Petelia Herrich-Schäffer, [1855] species known from India.
Petelia albopunctata (Swinhoe, 1891)
Petelia delostigma Prout, 1932 
Petelia distracta (Walker, 1860)
Petelia capitata (Walker, 1867)
Petelia fasciata (Moore, 1868)
Petelia immaculata Hampson, 1893
Petelia medardaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1856 
Petelia riobearia (Walker, 1860)
Petelia paroobathra Prout, 1932
  1. Petelia immaculata Hampson, 1893. Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 140, pl. 168/6 & 12. Text at Plate at
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 8/6. The image shown in MON is not Petelia medardaria but possibly Petelia immaculata.
  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 329.
Note: Identity of species from Tale WLS confirmed by Dieter Stüning for Sondhi et al. 2021 paper.

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Anonymous. 2022. Petelia immaculata Hampson, 1893. 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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