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Lepidoptera > Zygaenoidea > Zygaenidae > Zygaeninae > Praezygaena

Praezygaena caschmirensis Kollar, 1844

Day-flying moth. Seen feeding commonly on Buddelja flowers.
Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
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Himachal Pradesh
Uttarakhand
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Similiar species:
List of Praezygaena Alberti, 1954 species known from India.
Praezygaena caschmirensis (Kollar, [1844]). Pakistan; Nepal; India: Kashmir.
Praezygaena erythrosoma (Hampson, [1893]). Nepal.
References:
  1. Hampson, G. 1892. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae fig. Pg. 230. Accessed online June 2015.

  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). Moths of Nepal. Pl. 53, fg.25


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Anonymous. 2022. Praezygaena caschmirensis Kollar, 1844. 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/354999/Praezygaena-caschmirensis
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