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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Hypochrosini > Achrosis

Achrosis rufescens (Butler, 1880)

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Similiar species:
Achrosis Guenée, 1857 species in India, based on Kirti et al 2019. 
Achrosis alienata (Walker, 1862). India: Chennai (Madras), Deccan. 
Achrosis costimaculata (Moore, 1868). India: West Bengal.
Achrosis euchroes (Prout, 1917). India: Nilgiris (TL). 
Achrosis incitata (Walker, 1862). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling: TL), Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Karnataka, Goa. 
Achrosis intexta (Walker, 1862). India: Maharashtra, North Kanara, Goa, Kerala. 
Achrosis lithosiaria (Walker, 1862). India: Sikkim, Nagas, Khasis. 
Achrosis obliquilineata (Warren, 1893). India: Nagas (TL). 
Achrosis pallida (Moore, 1877). India: Andaman Is. (TL).  
Achrosis pyrrhularia Guenée, [1858]. India: Central India, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya. 
Achrosis quadraria Warren, 1893. India: Meghalaya (Khasis: TL). 
Achrosis rondelaria (Fabricius, 1775). India; Sri Lanka. 
Achrosis rufescens (Butler, 1880). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling: TL), Arunachal Pradesh. 
Achrosis serpentinaria (Walker, 1866). S. India; Sri Lanka. 
References:
  1. OD: Pagrasa rufescens Butler, 1880. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6 (5): 225. TL: Darjeeling
  2. Pagrasa rufescens Butler, 1886. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. Pg. 81, Pl. 119, fig 6. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/75386#page/103/mode/1up. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/75386#page/147/mode/1up
  3. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=675835 [accessed 18 July 2020]
  4. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 174,  # 3161. 
  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl 12, # 14. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Achrosis rufescens (Butler, 1880). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/354968/Achrosis-rufescens
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