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Megisba malaya Horsfield, 1828 – Malayan

Subspecies in India:

(1) Megisba malaya thwaitesi Moore, 1881 – Tailless Malayan. This was earlier treated as a distinct species on this website. Recent work (male genitalia and molecular sequencing) has confirmed this to be a subspecies of Megisba malaya – Malayan, after all.
(2) Megisba malaya sikkima Moore, 1884 – Variable Malayan
(3) Megisba malaya presbyter Fruhstorfer, 1918 – Andaman Malayan

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2017. Megisba malaya Horsfield, 1828 – Malayan. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/709/Megisba-malaya
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