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Psilalcis pallidaria (Moore, 1888)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
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Similiar species:
Psilalcis conspicuata lacks whitish patch on the forewing at and Moths of Nepal, pl 35/25.

Psilalcis Warren, 1893 species known from India (Kirti et al. 2019).
Psilalcis albibasis Hampson, 1895. India: Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim; Nepal. 
Psilalcis bisinuata (Hampson, 1895). India: Sikkim, Meghalaya.
Psilalcis breta breta (Swinhoe, 1890). India: Nilgiris Hills.
Psilalcis conspicuata (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Psilalcis dierli Sato, 1995. Nepal; India: Kumaon, Nanital, Uttarakhand.
Psilalcis inceptaria (Walker, 1866). India: Nilgiris, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, 
Psilalcis indistincta (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris.
Psilalcis pallidaria (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Psilalcis rufaria (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi hills, Meghalaya.
Psilalcis subochrea (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi hills, Meghalaya.
Psilalcis subtochracea (Hampson, 1902). India: Nilgiris.
Psilalcis thricophora (Hampson, 1895). India: Sikkim.
  1. Hampson, G. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae, pg 262, # 3398 as Boarmia pallidaria
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo pl 35/27 as Paralcis pallidaria
  3. International Barcode of Life Project. [accessed 6 July 2016]
  4. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). [accessed 6 July 2016]

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Anonymous. 2022. Psilalcis pallidaria (Moore, 1888). 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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