In The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths volume II, the species described with Micraloa lineola, as follows:
Antennae of male bipectinate, serrate in female. Head and thorax pinkish ochreous. Abdomen crimson above with series of dorsal and lateral black spots. Fore wing pinkish ochreous. A black fascia below median nervure from before the middle of cell to some way beyond its lower angle, the veins crossing it pale; a black sunmarginal streak above vein 5. Hind wing whitish, some specimens with a black spots at end of cell. The S.Indian and Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) forms emittens and flora are much suffused with pink than the Northern forms; in the former the markings of the fore wing are prominent, in the latter obsolete or only developed at end of cell. Of the Northern forms, diminutus has the markings prominent; candidulus narrow or almost obsolete; puntistriga with a speck at end of cell and streak above vein 5 only.— The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths volume II.
- Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths volume II". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016.[permanent dead link]
- Dubatolov, V.V. 2004: A new genus is established for Bombyx lineola Fabricius, 1793, with systematic notes on the genus Aloa Walker, 1855. (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Atalanta 35 (3/4): 403-413.
- Swinhoe, C., 1885: On the Lepidoptera of Bombay and the Deccan. Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London 1885: 287-307, pl. XX-XXI, London.
- Walker, F., 1855: List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum 3: 583-775, Edward Newman: London.
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