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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Nolidae > Chloephorinae > Sarrothripini > Etanna

Etanna breviuscula (Walker, 1863) – Pigeonpea Podborer

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Etanna Walker, 1862 species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Etanna albisecta (Hampson, 1905). India; Sri Lanka. 
Etanna basalis Walker, 1862. Indian subcontinent. 
Etanna breviuscula (Walker, 1863). Indian subcontinent. 
Etanna brunnea (Hampson, 1905). Indian subcontinent. 

  1. Nanaguna breviuscula Walker, 1863. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum 27:85. TL: Sarawak, Borneo. Text at
  2. Clettharra valida Walker, 1863. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 27: 101; TL: Sarawak, Borneo. Text at
  3. Bagistana rudis Walker, 1864. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 7: 194; TL: Borneo, Sarawak. Text at
  4. Thrypticodes xyloglypta Lucas, 1890. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 4 (4): 1073; TL: Brisbane. Text at
  5. Symitha nigridisca Hampson, 1891. Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8: 87, Pl. 167/10. TL: Nilgiri district. Text at
  6. Clettharra floccifera Hampson, 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2: 386; TL: Nagas. Tenasserim. Text at
  7. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl 42 / figs 35 & 40 as Nanaguna breviuscula

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Anonymous. 2021. Etanna breviuscula (Walker, 1863) – Pigeonpea Podborer. 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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