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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Nolidae > Westermanniinae > Westermannia

Westermannia superba Hübner, 1823

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List of Westermannia Hübner, [1821] species known from India.
Westermannia argentea Hampson, 1891. India (Nilgiris, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andamans); Sri Lanka.
Westermannia elliptica Bryk, 1913. India (Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh); Nepal.
Westermannia superba Hübner, 1823. India (Mizoram, Maharashtra, West & South India, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andaman & Nicobar Isl.); Sri Lanka; Nepal.
Westermannia triangularis Moore, 1877. India (Sikkim, Assam, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andaman & Nicobar Isl.); Nepal.
  1. Hampson, G. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae, pg 359, # 2177
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). Moths of Nepal. pl.43,fg.7
  3. Smetacek, P. 2008. Moths recorded from different elevation in Nainital district, Kumaon Himalaya, India. Bionotes 10(1):5 -15 Bhimtal (1,500 m)
  4. Wikipedia contributors. Westermannia superba [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; 2015 Jan 16, 09:28 UTC [cited 2015 Oct 29]. Available from:

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Anonymous. 2022. Westermannia superba Hübner, 1823. 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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