Juxtarctia multiguttata

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Juxtarctia multiguttata
Spilosoma multiguttata var. major.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Division: Ditrysia
Family: Arctiidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Genus: Juxtarctia
Species: J. multiguttata
Binomial name
Juxtarctia multiguttata
(F. Walker, 1855)
Synonyms
  • Hypercompa multiguttata F. Walker, 1855
  • Spilosoma multiguttata
  • Deiopeia spilosomoides F. Walker, 1864
  • Deiopeia pardalina F. Walker, 1864
  • Diacrisia multiguttata major Rothschild, 1910
  • Diacrisia multiguttata pallidior Rothschild, 1910
  • Juxtarctia bispinuatus Kirti & Kaleka, 2002
  • Juxtarctia monospinuatus Kirti & Kaleka, 2002
  • Spilarctia multicornutiata Kaleka, 2005
  • Spilarctia nirmalae Kaleka, 2005
  • Spilarctia himachalensis Kaleka, 2005
  • Spilarctia valvata Kaleka, 2005

Juxtarctia multiguttata is a polymorphic tiger-moth in the family Arctiidae, endemic for Himalayas. It is known from India: North-West Himalayas, Sikkim, Assam; Nepal; Bhutan; Burma (Myanmar); China: Tibet within western slopes of the Himalayas; Indochina (from Thailand to Vietnam and Cambodja).

References[edit]

  • Dubatolov, V.V., 2010: Tiger-moths of Eurasia (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae) (Nyctemerini by Rob de Vos & Vladimir V. Dubatolov). Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 65: 1-106, Marktleuthen.
  • Kaleka, A.S., 2005: The multiguttata complex of the genus Spilarctia Butler (Arctiinae: Arctiidae: Lepidoptera) from India. Entomon 30 (3): 207-220, University of Kerala: Kariavattom, Trivandrum, India.
  • Kirti, J.S. & Kaleka, A.S., 2002: A new genus and two new species of Arctiinae, Arctiidae: Lepidoptera, from India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 99 (1): 79-85, Mumbai.
  • Natural History Museum Lepidoptera generic names catalog