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Cyclosia papilionaris (Drury, 1773) – Drury’s Jewel Moth

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Arunachal Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Cyclosia Hübner, [1820] species from the Indian subcontinent
Cyclosia panthona (Stoll, [1780]). NE India. 
Cyclosia papilionaris (Drury, 1773). India (Himalayas, NE India, Andaman Is.).
Cyclosia latipennis Hampson, 1891. S. India. 
Cyclosia midama (Herrich-Schäffer, [1853]). NE India. 
Cyclosia imitans (Butler, 1881). NE India. 
Cyclosia inornata (Walker, [1865]). NE India. 
Cyclosia pieridoides (Herrich-Schäffer, [1854]. Myanmar.
  1. OD: Noctua papilionaris Drury, 1773. Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects. Vol. 2. London: B. White. Pg 4, Pl 2(4). 
  2. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig, Pg 269, # 577. Fig 178.
  3. Jordan, K., 1907. Zygaenidae. In Seitz, A. (Ed). Macro Lep. World. 10, Pp. 29-56. Pg. 18
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Sondhi, S. 2022. Cyclosia papilionaris (Drury, 1773) – Drury’s Jewel Moth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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