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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Arctiini > Nyctemerina > Mangina

Mangina argus (Kollar, [1844]) – Crotalaria Podborer

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
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Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Karnataka
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Maharashtra
Meghalaya
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Similiar species:
Mangina syringaCramer, 1775 - "Differs from argus in the head, thorax and fore wing being pale pinkish brown; the spots larger and more prominent, those on the fore wing being placed on clouded fuscous bands." Hampson, 1894
References:
  1. Kollar. 1844. Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek 4 : 467, pl. 21, f. 3 as Euprepia argus
  2. Hampson, G. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs, pg.51 #1273 as Argina argus

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Vaidya, A. 2021. Mangina argus (Kollar, [1844]) – Crotalaria Podborer. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/63969/Mangina-argus
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