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Leptomiza calcearia Walker, 1860

Indian and global distribution:
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Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
List of Leptomiza known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Leptomiza calcearia calcearia (Walker, 1860). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Leptomiza dentilineata (Moore, 1887).
Leptomiza parableta Prout, 1926. India: Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.
Leptomiza rutitinctaria Hampson, 1902. India: Shimla 7000ft. Himachal Pradesh.
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Anonymous. 2022. Leptomiza calcearia Walker, 1860. 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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