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Udea ferrugalis (Hübner, 1796) – Rusty Dot Pearl

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Udea Guenée, 1845 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Udea ferrugalis (Hübner, 1796). India.
Udea renalis Moore, 1888. West Bengal.
Udea nigrostigmalis Warren, 1896. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Udea flavofimbriata Moore, 1888. West Bengal.
Udea mandronalis (Walker, 1859). Dharamsala; Sri Lanka. 
Udea stigmatalis (Wileman, 1911). Nepal. 

Similar species
Udea stigmatalis (Wileman, 1911)
Pionea stigmatalis Wileman, 1911. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. Pg. 387. TL: Japan. Text at
Udea stigmatalis has a greyish ground colour with a serrated black submarginal line and darker apex on FW. 
MON Pl. 163/14. 
MOJ, Vol. 2, Pl. 44/7. 
Mimudea stigmatalis Wileman, 1911 in Lepindex.
Udea testacea Butler, 1879 
Udea testacea Butler, 1879. TL: Yokohama, Japan. Probably extralimital species. 
  1. Pyralis ferrugalis Hübner, 1796. Samml. Eur. Schmett. Fig. 54, 150. 
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs.Pg. 422, # 5199 as Pionea ferrugalis.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 124/30.
  4. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 52.5. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Udea ferrugalis (Hübner, 1796) – Rusty Dot Pearl. 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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