Micraloa spp. Dubatolov, 2004 -

Taxonomic Information

Micraloa Dubatolov, 2004 species known from India. 
Micraloa emittens (Walker, 1855). India (Dubatolov 2010), North West Himalayas (Hampson 1894), Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal (Chandra & Nema 2007), Jharkhand (Palamu Tiger Reserve) (Singh 2014). 
Micraloa lineola (Fabricius, 1793). NW Himalaya, NE India, S. & W. India
Micraloa punctistriga (Walker, 1855). N. India. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh2
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh11
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total121211
  1. Dubatolov, V. V. 2004. A new genus is established for Bombyx lineola Fabricius with systematic notes on the genus Aloa Walker, 1855 (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae) Atalanta 35 (3/4) : 403-413. 
  2. Singh, N. & J. Singh. 2012. New records of two species of Family Arctiidae (Lepidoptera) from Western Ghats of India. Rec. zool. Surv. India: 112 (Part 3): 25-26. 
  3. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2016. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 2. Nature Books of India, New Delhi, 214 pp.
Note: The three species of Micraloa Dubatolov, 2004 are doubtfully seperated using images, as they show considerable variation in markings. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Micraloa spp. Dubatolov, 2004 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/micraloa-spp, accessed 2024/04/14.