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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Arctiini > Spilosomina > Micraloa

Micraloa spp.

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Micraloa Dubatolov, 2004 species known from India. 
Micraloa emittens (Walker, 1855). India (Dubatolov 2010), North West Himalayas (Hampson 1894), Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal (Chandra & Nema 2007), Jharkhand (Palamu Tiger Reserve) (Singh 2014). 
Micraloa lineola (Fabricius, 1793). NW Himalaya, NE India, S. & W. India
Micraloa punctistriga (Walker, 1855). N. India. 
  1. Dubatolov, V. V. 2004. A new genus is established for Bombyx lineola Fabricius with systematic notes on the genus Aloa Walker, 1855 (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae) Atalanta 35 (3/4) : 403-413. 
  2. Singh, N. & J. Singh. 2012. New records of two species of Family Arctiidae (Lepidoptera) from Western Ghats of India. Rec. zool. Surv. India: 112 (Part 3): 25-26. 
  3. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2016. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 2. Nature Books of India, New Delhi, 214 pp.
Note: The three species of Micraloa Dubatolov, 2004 are doubtfully seperated using images, as they show considerable variation in markings. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Micraloa spp. . 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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