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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Nudariina > Cyana

Cyana adita (Moore, 1859)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
Uttarakhand
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Similiar species:
Cyana signa (see Moths of Nepal and Moths of Thailand). Generally, C. signa has broader crimson bands than adita. “scarlet lines more expressive” is the description in Moths of Nepal.
References:
  1. Cerny, K. & A. Pinratana. 2009. Moths of Thailand, Vol. 6, Arctiidae, Vol 6, # 83, plate no 7.
  2. Hampson, G. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae. Fauna of British India. Moths. Vol 2, pg 58, # 1289. Listed as a form of C. signa in Hampson.
  3. Hampson, G. F. (1900). Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Vol. 2. Pg 304, # 637.
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo pl 41/8.
  5. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=704526 [accessed 13 Sep 2016]

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Anonymous. 2021. Cyana adita (Moore, 1859). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355783/Cyana-adita
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