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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Dysphaniini > Dysphania

Dysphania andamana (Moore, 1877)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
All states
Similiar species:
Dysphania Hübner, [1819] species known from the Indian subcontinent (Kirti et al. 2019 and Lepindex).
Dysphania andamana (Moore, 1877). Andamans. 
Dysphania alloides Prout, 1916. Andamans, Port Blair
Dysphania glaucescens glaucescens (Walker, 1862). Indian Himalayas.
Dysphania flavidiscalis Warren, 1895. Myanmar.
Dysphania jessica (Swinhoe, 1908). Nicobars, Nancoury; Andamans, Port Blair.
Dysphania malayanus recessa (Walker, 1862). Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Dysphania militaris (Linnaeus, 1758). N. India. Uttarakhand east to NE. India. 
Dysphania nelera (Swinhoe, 1891). Maharashtra, Goa, Kerala.
Dysphania palmyra (Stoll, [1790]). Maharashtra, Karnataka; Sri Lanka. 
Dysphania percota (Swinhoe, 1891). Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala. 
Dysphania porphyroides Prout, 1917. Andaman Islands.
Dysphania prunicolor (Moore, 1879). Sri Lanka. 
Dysphania subrepleta excubitor (Moore, 1879). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
  1. OD: Euschema andamana Moore, 1877. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. Pg. 599. Text at
  2. Hampson, G. 1895. Moths 3. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 470, # 3993 as Euschema andamana.

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Anonymous. 2022. Dysphania andamana (Moore, 1877). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.21. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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