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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Bombycidae > Bombycinae > Trilocha

Trilocha varians (Walker, 1855)

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Similiar species:
List of Trilocha Moore, 1879 species known from India.
Trilocha friedeli Dierl, 1978
Trilocha varians (Walker, 1855). Sri Lanka; India.

Vide Wang et al 2015, kidney-shaped discal spot on FW is Trilocha varians while lip-shaped spot is Trilocha friedeli
References:
  1. OD: Naprepa varians Walker, 1855. Cat. Lep. Het. Br. M. 5: 1153. TL: [Ceylon] “Ceylon and Hong Kong”. Syntype: male (BMNH).
  2. Chazena velata Walker, 1869. Char. Undescr. Het.: 21. TL: “Limas”.
  3. Trilocha varians Walker In: Kirby, 1892, A synonymic catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera 1: 718.
  4. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. Moths 1. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig pg. 35, # 38; listed as Ocinara varians form albicollis (grey form) and form varians (red form).
  5. Wang, X., M. Wang, V. V. Zolotuhin, T. Hirowatari, S. Wu & G. Huang. 2005. The fauna of the family Bombycidae sensu lato (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Bombycoidea) from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hainan Islands. Zootaxa 3989 (1): 001–138. 

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Singh, R. and Sondhi, S. 2022. Trilocha varians (Walker, 1855). 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/52620/Trilocha-varians
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