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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Nolidae > Chloephorinae > Sarrothripini > Etanna

Etanna albisecta (Hampson, 1905)

Indian and global distribution:
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All states
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Sexually dimorphic, similar spp. (female) – Etanna basalis, Etanna vittalis (extralimital).

List of Etanna Walker, 1862 species known from India.
Etanna albisecta (Hampson, 1905) (Nanaguna). India (Meghalaya, Nagaland, Indian Subregion); Sri Lanka.
Etanna albonotata (Hampson, 1894) (Cletthara). India (Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, N.E. Himalaya); Nepal.
Etanna basalis Walker, 1862. India; Sri Lanka.
Etanna binotata (Hampson, 1912) (Apothripa). India (Mizoram, Meghalaya, N.E. Himalaya); Sri Lanka.
Etanna breviuscula (Walker, 1863) (Nanaguna). India (Bihar, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Nilgiris, Nagaland, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka; Nepal.
Etanna brunnea (Hampson, 1905) (Nanaguna). India (Meghalaya); Indo-Australian tropics
Etanna iphida (Swinhoe, 1901) (Clettharra). India (Meghalaya).
  1. OD : Nanaguna albisecta Hampson, 1905. The Annals and magazine of natural history; zoology, botany, and geology, (7) 16 (96): 583. TL: (Khasi Hills, Meghalaya; Sri Lanka).Text at
  2. Cletthara basalis Moore, F. 1884-7. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon, Vol 3. pg 105. Text at (= female of albisecta). 
  3. 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. Pl. 25/54-56. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Etanna albisecta (Hampson, 1905). 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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