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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Platychasmatinae > Cyphanta

Cyphanta xanthochlora Walker, 1865

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Arunachal Pradesh
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List of Cyphanta Walker, 1865 known from India.
Cyphanta chortochlora Hampson, 1892, India (Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Nagaland); Myanmar; Nepal.
Cyphanta xanthochlora Walker, 1865, India (Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh); Bhutan; Myanmar.
  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 pg. 175, # 322.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). Moths of Nepal. Pl.95:1
  3. Schintlmeister, A & C.L. Fang. 2001. New and less known Notodontidae from mainland China Neue Entomologische Nachrichten band 50: 1-141. Pdf. Pl.1:6 (pg.103)
  4. Walker, F. 1865. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part 33, pg.856, TL: North Hindostan.

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Anonymous. 2022. Cyphanta xanthochlora Walker, 1865. 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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