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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Noctuidae > Condicinae > Prospalta

Prospalta leucospila Walker, [1858]

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Arunachal Pradesh
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Similiar species:
Prospalta Walker, [1858] species known from India. 
Prospalta contigua Leech, 1900
Prospalta immatura Warren, 1914
Prospalta leucospila Walker, [1858])
Prospalta pallidipennis Warren, 1912
Prospalta stellata Moore, 1882

  1. OD: Prospalta leucospila Walker, [1858]. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 13: 1114; TL: ?"Borneo, Sarawak", ?Hindostan. Text at
  2. Prospalta leucospila; Hampson, 1908, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7: 315, pl. 115, f. 30. Text at Plate at
  3. Holloway, J.D., 1989. The moths of Borneo: family Noctuidae, trifine subfamilies: Noctuinae, Heliothinae, Hadeninae, Acronictinae, Amphipyrinae, Agaristinae. Malayan Nature Journal, 42(2-3), pp.57-228.
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. 117, Pl. 86/3 as Condica leucospila.
  5. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls. 
  6. 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. 142.19. 
Note: Subfamily placement needs verification. Kononenko & Pinratana (2013) place this genus in Condicinae, but Holloway (1989) placed the genera Condica and Prospalta in the subfamily Hadeninae. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Prospalta leucospila Walker, [1858]. 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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