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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Nudariina > Cyana

Cyana arama (Moore, 1859)

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Cyana dohertyi male has four black spots, while C. arama has three black spots. Abdomen of dohertyi is whitish while distal (lower) half of abdomen is pink in C. arama. HW of dohertyi is whitish, while in C. arama it is suffused with pink. FW antimedial band in C. dohertyi is straight while in C. arama it is looped outwardly to inner margin. Palpi in C. arama is white below, dark brown above.
References:
  1. Hampson, G. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs, pg 62, # 1301.
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1900. Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Vol. 2. Pg.312 # 653

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Anonymous. 2021. Cyana arama (Moore, 1859). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/354961/Cyana-arama
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