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Nordstromia vira (Moore, [1866])

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Nordstromia species known from India
Nordstromia argenticeps
Nordstromia bicostata 
Nordstromia duplicata 
Nordstromia humerata 
Nordstromia lilacina 
Nordstromia simillima 
  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 527 p - 333 fig. Pg. 342, # 739 as Drepana vira.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1 pl 1. fg 10
  3. Watson, A. 1968. The Taxonomy off the Drepaninae represented in China, with an account of their world distribution (Lepidoptera:Drepanidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology Supplement 12. Textplate 3 fig.322  
  4. OD:Drepana vira Moore, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 817TL: Darjeeling. Text at [accessed 20 December 2019]

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Anonymous. 2021. Nordstromia vira (Moore, [1866]). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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