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Meganola nitida (Hampson, 1894)

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List of Meganola Dyar, 1898 species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Meganola argentescens (Hampson, 1895) (Pisara). India (Sikkim); Nepal.
Meganola ascripta (Hampson, 1894) (Selca). India (Nagaland, N.E. Himalaya, Kerala, Assam, Meghalaya); Nepal.
Meganola brunellus (Hampson, 1893)( Rhynchopalpus). India (Nagaland, Sikkim, Assam); Sri Lanka.
Meganola cuneifera (Walker, 1862) (Melia). India (Sikkim, N.E. Himalaya); Nepal.
Meganola flexuosa (Poujade, 1886) (Nola). India (Sikkim); Nepal.
Meganola major major (Hampson, 1891) (Nola). India (Nilgiris); Sri Lanka; Nepal; Myanmar.
Meganola major phaea (Hampson, 1900) (Nola). India (Himachal Pradesh, N.W. Himalaya).
Meganola margalla László, Ronkay and Ronkay, 2014. India (Uttar Pradesh); Nepal.
Meganola mediofusca László, Ronkay & Witt, 2007. Nepal. 
Meganola nitida (Hampson, 1894)( Selca). India (West Bengal, Manipur, N.W. Himalaya, Sikkim, Nagaland, West Bengal)
Meganola ruficostata (Hampson, 1896) (Selca). India (Sikkim, India); Nepal; Bhutan.
Meganola scripta (Moore, 1888) (Roeselia). India (Himalaya, Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh); Nepal; Pakistan.
Meganola scriptoides Holloway, 2003. India (Arunachal Pradesh).
Meganola strigivena Hampson, 1894 (Selca). India (Sikkim); Nepal.
Meganola suffusata (Wileman & West, 1929) (Nola). India (Arunachal Pradesh); Myanmar.
Meganola tarka László, Ronkay and Witt, 2010. India (Assam).
Meganola tomkovichi László, Ronkay and Ronkay, 2014. India (Odisha); Sri Lanka.
Meganola triangulalis (Leech, 1888[1889]) (Nola). India (Sikkim, Mizoram, N.E. Himalaya).
Meganola tenebrosa (Hampson, 1896) (Nola). India; Bhutan; Nepal.
Meganola zirkalmashka László, Ronkay and Ronkay, 2014. India (Sikkim); East Nepal.
  1. OD: Selca nitida Hampson, 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2: 147; TL: Manipur, Máo. Text at
  2. Roeselia nitida; Hampson, 1900, Cat. Lep. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2: 58, pl. 19, f. 27. Text at Plate at
  3. Rhynchopalpus nitida Hampson; Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1998. Moths of Nepal. Part 5. TINEA. Vol. 15 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pg. 94, Pl. 140/29. 
  4. László, G.M., Ronkay, G. & Witt, T.J. 2007. New species of the Meganola nitida (Hampson, 1894) species group (Lepidoptera: Nolidae). Entomofauna, 28 (14), 157–172. Fig. 1-4 for nitida
  5. Joshi, R., Singh, N. and Laszlo, G.M., 2019. An updated Checklist of subfamily Nolinae (Lepidoptera, Nolidae) from India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 119(3), pp.263-281.

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Anonymous. 2022. Meganola nitida (Hampson, 1894). 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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