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

Cyana signa (Walker, 1854)

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
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Sikkim
Uttarakhand
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Similiar species:
Cyana adita (see Moths of Nepal and Moths of Thailand). Generally, C. signa has broader crimson bands than adita. “scarlet lines more expressive” is the description in Moths of Nepal.
References:
  1. Cerny, K. & A. Pinratana. 2009. Moths of Thailand, Vol. 6, Arctiidae. 283 pp. Cyana adita pl 7/83a & 83b
  2. Hampson, G. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae. Fauna of British India. Moths. Vol 2, pg 58, # 1289.
  3. Hampson, G. F. (1900). Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Vol. 2. Pg 304, # 636.
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. C.signa Pl.108:9,10
  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. . C.adita Pl.41:8,9

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Anonymous. 2021. Cyana signa (Walker, 1854). 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/354962/Cyana-signa
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