Inventory of tiger moths of Sikkim (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae: Arctiinae)

Jagbir Singh Kirti, Jagpreet Singh Sodhi


A total number of 24 species of Tiger moths belonging to subfamily arctinae of family Acrtiidae have been collected from nine localities i.e., Gangtok, Mangan, Ranipul, Chunthang, Lachen, Lachung, Namchi, Singtam, Phodong in the Sikkim state. A list of these species including their first reference, synonmy, material examined and distribution have been given in this manuscript. Spilarctia coma (Walker) had been reported for the first time from this state.

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