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Lappet moths (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) of Manipur, north east India: an updated checklist

"Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic"


Faculty of Science, Entomology Division and PhD student
"Entomology Research Center and Department of Zoology, MVP’s K.T.H.M. College"


Entomology Research Centre, Assistant Profesor
"Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Science, Institute of Entomology, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic"


Laboratory of Temperate Biodiversity, Research Scientist
Lasiocampidae Moth Shirui mountain Manipur North East India New record.


An updated checklist of 35 species of Lasiocampidae from Manipur is presented in this report. The survey has been carried out for assessment of Lasiocampidae fauna of Shirui Mountains and surrounding areas of Manipur during 2016 to 2019. The materials collected during the survey were identified from 15 genera containing 24 species. 17 species were reported for the first time from Manipur. The 5 species viz. Euthrix improvisa, Eteinopla narcissus, Kunugia burmensis, Kunugia xichangensis, and Arguda viettei are new addition to known Indian Lasiocampidae fauna.


Key words: Lasiocampidae, Moth, Manipur, North East India, New record, Shirui Mountain


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