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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Noctuidae > Bagisarinae > Brevipecten

Brevipecten captata (Butler, 1889)

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Brevipecten Hampson, 1894 species known from the Indian subregion.
Brevipecten captata (Butler, 1889). (TL: Kangra, Himachal Pradesh).  
Brevipecten purpureotincta Hampson, 1895 (TL: Simla, Himachal Pradesh).
Brevipecten neglecta Hacker & Fibiger, 2007 (TL: Nepal).

Brevipecten neglecta Hacker & Fibiger, 2007 (TL: Nepal).
MOT Vol. 3, Part 2, Plate 35/1. Medial spot shape is different.

Brevipecten purpureotincta
Hampson, 1895 (TL: Simla, Himachal Pradesh).
OD: Brevipecten purpureotincta Hampson, 1895. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. Pg. 303. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/47589786#page/339/mode/1up. Lepindex lists this as Oglasa purpureotincta Hampson, 1895. Description is very similar to captata but the basal half of FW is rufous brown.
References:
  1. OD: Euclidia captata Butler, 1889. Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 7: 15, 79, pl. 133, f. 1; TL: Kangra. Text at https://archive.org/details/illustrationsoft07brituoft/page/79/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/illustrationsoft07brituoft/page/n158/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg 361, #2185 & fig 195.
  3. Brevipecten promona Swinhoe, 1918; 88; TL: Queensland, Cape York.
  4. https://lepiforum.org/wiki/page/Brevipecten_captata_En#Diagnosis
  5. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/cato/captata.html
  6. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/miscellaneous_vi/miscellaneousvi_10.php for placement in Bagisarinae. 
 

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Anonymous. 2022. Brevipecten captata (Butler, 1889). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/358240/Brevipecten-captata
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