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Psyra angulifera Walker, 1867

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Himachal Pradesh
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Similiar species:
P. cuneata. Hampson,1895 only difference is the ground colour which is purplish fuscous in angulifera and yellowish brown in cuneata. Hampson states in the eastern form, similaria (now treated as a species), bright yellow.
  1. Hampson, G. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometrida, pg 222, # 3289.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal.  pl. 11/2 erroneously mentioned as annulifera.
  3. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). [accessed 14 Oct 2015]

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Anonymous. 2022. Psyra angulifera Walker, 1867. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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