Imosca megastigmata (Hampson, 1894) -

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Similar species:
Imosca sugii Kobes, 1984.
Imosca sugii shown as separate species in Moths of Thailand, Vol 3, Part 2 but synonymized by Holloway in Moths of Borneo. Has a much broader costal dark mark, FW post-medial is more posteriorly oblique & there is a larger subtornal spot. The synonymy with I. sugii may need further study.
Check the discussion in this observation - https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37513356

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  1. Borsippa megastigmata Hampson,1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 518, #2548.  
  2. 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. Pg 258 & Pl 35/22 & 23. 
  3. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-13/bagisarinae/bagisarinae_3_1.php
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=701519 [accessed 08 May 2021]
  5. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/05_NOCTUIDAE/02_BAGISARINAE/04_Imosca/Imosca%20megastigmata/Imosca%20megastigmata.htm [accessed 08 May 2021]
  6. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/904553-Imosca-megastigmata

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Imosca megastigmata (Hampson, 1894) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/imosca-megastigmata, accessed 2024/07/12.