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Amerila eugenia (Fabricius, 1794)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andhra Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Amerila Walker, 1855 species known from India
Amerila astreus (Drury, 1773). India; Sri Lanka.
Amerila eugenia (Fabricius, 1794). India; Sri Lanka.
Amerila lactea (Rothschild, 1910). India; Myanmar. 
Amerila omissa (Rothschild, 1910). E. Himalaya. 
Amerila rhodopa Walker, [1865]. Sikkim, S. India. 
  1. Noctua eugenia Fabricius, 1794. Ent. Syst. 3 (2): 19-20. Text at (French)
  2. Rhodogastria astreas; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3: 504. Text at
  3. Rhodogastria eugenia; Hampson, 1920, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl.) 2: 529, pl. 69, f. 19. Text at Plate at
  4. Singh, N. and Singh, J., 2012. Genitalic studies of Amerila eugenia (Fabricius)(Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) from Karnataka, India. Journal of threatened taxa, pp.2398-2401.
  5. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2015. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 1, pp 1-205. Nature Books of India, New Delhi.  pg. 57-58. 
  6. Biswas, O., Chakraborti, U., Roy, S., Modak, B.K., Shah, S.K. and Panja, B., 2016. First record of Amerila eugenia (Fabricius, 1794)[Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae] from Eastern India. Entomology and Applied Science Letters, 3(3), pp.6-9. Fig. 2. 

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Anonymous. 2021. Amerila eugenia (Fabricius, 1794). 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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