Disasuridia spp. Disasuridia Fang, 1991 -

Taxonomic Information

Disasuridia Fang, 1991 species known from India (Singh et al 2021). 
Disasuridia fangae Kirti, Joshi & N. Singh, 2013. India: Mizoram.
Disasuridia metaphaea (Hampson, 1900). India: Sikkim, Meghalaya, Bihar. 

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  1. Fang, C. 1991. On a new genus and five new species of Lithosiinae (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) Acta ent. Sinica 34 (3) : 356-361. 
  2. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2016. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 2. Nature Books of India, New Delhi, 214 pp.
  3. Volynkin, A.V., Huang, S.Y. and Ivanova, M.S., 2019. An overview of genera and subgenera of the Asura/Miltochrista generic complex (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Part 1. Barsine Walker, 1854 sensu lato, Asura Walker, 1854 and related genera, with descriptions of twenty new genera, ten new subgenera and a check list of taxa of the Asura/Miltochrista generic complex. Ecologica Montenegrina, 26, pp.14-92. Image 59 & 60 for Disasuridia rubida
  4. Singh, N. ,Joshi, R.,Kirti, J. S.,Bisht, S. S., & H. S. Param. 2021. A catalogue of Indian Arctiinae (Erebidae, Lepidoptera). Zootaxa 5058 (1): 001–118. 

Disasuridia fangae Kirti, Joshi & Singh, 2013; Tinea, 22 (4): 269-271. 
Arctiid Moths of India, Vol. 1, pg. 104. 
Arctiid Moths of India, Vol. 2, pg. 175.

Disasuridia metaphaea (Hampson, 1900) 
Asuridia metaphaea Hampson, 1900. Cat. Lep. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2: 413, pl. 29, f. 20; TL: Sikkim, 2800ft. Text at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid2brituoft/page/413/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid13brit/page/n140/mode/2up?view=theater

Note: The members of this genus are best separated by examining specimens and/or comparing genitalia. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Disasuridia spp. Disasuridia Fang, 1991 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/disasuridia-spp, accessed 2024/03/03.