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Spodoptera mauritia (Boisduval, 1833)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Spodoptera Guenée, 1852 species known from the Indian region.
Spodoptera apertura (Walker, 1865) (Prodenia). Oriental tropics.
Spodoptera cilium Guenée, 1852. Old World tropics. 
Spodoptera exempta (Walker, [1857]) (Agrotis). Oriental tropics. 
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, [1808]) (Noctua). Oriental tropics. 
Spodoptera litura (Fabricius, 1775)(Noctua). Oriental tropics. 
Spodoptera mauritia (Boisduval, 1833)(Hadena). Oriental tropics. 
Spodoptera pecten Guenée, 1852. Indo-Australian tropics. 
Spodoptera picta (Guérin-Méneville, [1838])(Polia). Oriental tropics. 
Spodoptera pectinicornis (Hampson, 1895) (Xanthoptera). NE Himalaya.
  1. OD: Hadena mauritia Boisduval, 1833; Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 2 (2): 240; TL: Mauritius, Bourbon. Text at (in French).
  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. 248, # 1831. Text at
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 16: 10.
  4. Muddasar & Venkateshalu, 2017. Taxonomic description of the genus Spodoptera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from Karnataka. J of Entomol and Zool Studies, 5(5), pp.1854-1858.


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Anonymous. 2022. Spodoptera mauritia (Boisduval, 1833). 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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