Moths of the superfamily Tineoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera) from the Western Ghats, India

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Amit Katewa
Prakash Chand Pathania


Ten species of the superfamily Tineoidea were collected from different localities of the Western Ghats in the states of Goa, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala; of the genera Edosa Walker, Cimitra Walker, Monopis Hübner, Compsoctena Zeller, and Clania Walker are present. All the ten species are recorded for the first time from the Western Ghats.

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Amit Katewa, Department of Zoology and Environmantal Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab 147002, India.

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Prakash Chand Pathania, Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700053, India.

Zoological Survey of India


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