Acontia crocata Guenée, 1852 -

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Acontia crocata -


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Andhra Pradesh
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Goa
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Kerala
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Tamil Nadu11
Tripura
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West Bengal
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Acontia crocata Guenée, 1852: Corchorus capsularis (Malvaceae), Oryza sativa, Panicum spp. (Poaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 
  1. Acontia crocata Guenée, 1852. in Boisduval & Guenée, Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species général des Lépidoptéres 5: 218. TL: N. India for female. Text at https://archive.org/details/histoirenaturell06bois/page/218/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Hampson, G.F. 1910. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
  3. Noctuidæ, Volume X (1910), Plate CLXXII, fig. 15. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101444#page/539/mode/1up as Tarache crocata
  4. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls. Pl. 36/38-39 for male & female. 
  5. 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. 314, # 2033 as Tarache crocata
  6. Gurule, S & S. M. Nikam. 2013. The moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of northern Maharashtra: a preliminary checklist. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(12): 4693–4713; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2555.4693-713.Image. [accessed 23 May 2021] 228 for female. 
  7. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/acon/crocata.html [accessed 23 May 2021]

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Acontia crocata Guenée, 1852 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.50. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/acontia-crocata, accessed 2023/05/28.