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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Calpinae > Ophiderini > Eudocima

Eudocima sikhimensis (Butler, 1895)

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Eudocima tyrannus best distinguished by the shape of the hindwing black discal spot (comma) and the black postdiscal swirl. In sikhimensis the black discal spot has both ends of the comma a similiar size, in tyrannus the upper half tends to be larger. In tyrannus the end of the black postdiscal swirl tends to blur much more towards the margin of the hindwing then sikhimensis.

Eudocima Billberg, 1820 species known from Indian subcontinent.
Eudocima aurantia (Moore, 1877) (Ophideres). TL: Andamans, India. 
Eudocima cajeta (Cramer, [1775] (Phalaena). TL: India.
Eudocima discrepans (Walker, [1858](Ophideres). TL: Singapore. 
Eudocima homaena (Hübner, [1823] 1816) (Othreis). TL: India.
Eudocima hypermnestra (Stoll, [1780])(Phalaena). TL: India.
Eudocima materna (Linnaeus, 1767) (Phalaena). TL: “Indiis”.
Eudocima okurai (Okano, 1964) (Adris). TL: "East Palearctic". Dist. includes Myanmar.
Eudocima phalonia (Linnaeus, 1763)(Phalaena). TL: Africa. Dist. throughout India.
Eudocima salaminia (Cramer, [1777]) (Phalaena). TL: China. Dist. throughout India.
Eudocima sikhimensis (Butler, 1895). (Adris). TL: Oriental region. Dist. includes India.
Eudocima splendida (Yoshimoto, 1999). (Othreis). TL: Myanmar. 
Eudocima tyrannus (Guenée, In Boisduval and Guenée 1852b). TL: India.
References:
  1. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3, # 117, pg 31, pl 6/1-2
  2. Holloway, J. D. 2005. The Moths of Borneo. Part 15/16. Noctuidae, Catocalini. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/calpini/calpini_4_5.php [accessed 8 Dec 2015]
  3. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=329882 [accessed 8 Dec 2015]
  4. Zilli, A. & W. Hogenes. 2002. An annotated list of the fruit-piercing moth genus Eudocima BlLLBERG, 1820 (sensu POOLE) with descriptions of four new species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae, Catocalinae). Quadrifina. Band 5:153-207. Pdf Pg. 166, Fig 3-5 (pg. 169).

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Anonymous. 2022. Eudocima sikhimensis (Butler, 1895). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355499/Eudocima-sikhimensis
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