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Amerila eugenia (Fabricius, 1794)

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List of Amerila Walker, 1855 known from India. 
Amerila astreus (Drury, 1773), India (West Bengal, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Throughout India, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya, Tripura, Kerala). 
Amerila eugenia (Fabricius, 1794), India (Central and South India, Punjab, Andhra 
Amerila omissa (Rothschild, 1910), India (NW Himalayas, Assam, Meghalaya, NE Himalayas, Arunachal Pradesh). 
Amerila rhodopa Walker, 1864, India (Sikkim, Nagaland, Southern India, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka).
  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. 2022. Amerila eugenia (Fabricius, 1794). 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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