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Chiasmia nora (Walker,[1861])

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Arunachal Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
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Very similar to Chiasmia eleonora.

Differs in black suffusion especially beyond the medial band of both wings. Forewings with a black speck at the end of the cell. Hindwings with black patches beyond the band more numerous. A white patch found on the outer area below vein 4. (Hampson, 1895).

  1. Hampson, G. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs, #3236, pg 203
  2. Khramov, P. Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera). [accessed 18 Aug 2015]
  3. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). [accessed 10 Sep 2015]

Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Macariini > Chiasmia

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Anonymous. 2022. Chiasmia nora (Walker,[1861]). 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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