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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Dysphaniini > Dysphania

Dysphania militaris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Day flying moth. Feeds on flower nectar and moist patches.
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Manipur
Meghalaya
Nagaland
Sikkim
Tripura
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Dysphania Hübner, [1819] species known from the Indian subregion.
Dysphania flavidiscalis Warren, 1895. Myanmar. 
Dysphania sagana and subrepleta. More details in Holloway, J. D. 1998 (see references for online link).
References:
  1. Hampson, G. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae . Pg. 468, # 3989
  2. Holloway, J. D. 1998. The Moths of Borneo. Part 9. Geometridae: Oenochrominae, Desmobathrinae, Geometrinae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-9/dysphaniini/dysphaniini_1_2.php accessed 9 April 2016

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Veino, J. & M.J. Rakoveine. 2021. Dysphania militaris (Linnaeus, 1758). 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/355022/Dysphania-militaris
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