Microcalicha melanosticta (Hampson, 1895) -

Taxonomic Information

Microcalicha Sato, 1981 species known from India (Kirti et al 2019). 
Microcalicha fumosaria (Leech, 1891). Nepal; Indian Himalayas. 
Microcalicha melanosticta (Hampson, 1895). Sikkim. 
Microcalicha minima (Warren, 1896). NE Himalaya. 

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  1. OD: Boarmia melanosticta Hampson, 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 266,# 3407. TL: Sikkim. 
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 2000. Moths of Nepal. Part 6. TINEA. Vol. 16 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 163/5
  3. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 317. 
  4. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/923111-Microcalicha-melanosticta
  5. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=535145
  6. http://dearlep.tw/species.html?namecode=414175

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Microcalicha melanosticta (Hampson, 1895) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/Microcalicha-melanosticta, accessed 2024/03/03.