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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Nolidae > Chloephorinae > Careini > Maurilia

Maurilia spp.

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List of Maurilia Möschler, 1884 species known from India.
Maurilia cervina (Walker, 1866) (Briarda). India (Sikkim); Myanmar; Nepal.
Maurilia iconica (Walker, [1858] 1857) (Anomis). India (Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh Madhya Pradesh, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Nilgiris, Kerala); Nepal; Sri Lanka; Myanmar.

Maurilia undaira Swinhoe, 1918, earlier considered a synonym for M. iconica, is treated by Holloway as a valid taxon, extralimital to India. See link below. 
https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-18/careini/careini_9_2.php

Maurilia pallidipennis Warren, 1916. India (Sikkim), a third species, is treated by Holloway as a synonym of M. cervina. See link below. 
https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-18/careini/careini_9_1.php
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Anonymous. 2022. Maurilia spp. . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/358952/Maurilia-spp.
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