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Calyptra pseudobicolor Bänziger, 1979

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Calyptra bicolor lacks hooked tornus. C. ophideroides (see "Similiar species" text under that species).

Calyptra Ochsenheimer, 1816 species in Indian subcontinent based on Zaspel & Branham (2008)
Calyptra bicolor (Moore, 1883) (Calpe). Punjab, Himachal Pradesh; Nepal. 
Calyptra eustrigata (Hampson, 1926) (Calpe). Sri Lanka. 
Calyptra fasciata (Moore, 1882) (Calpe). West Bengal, Sikkim; Nepal. 
Calyptra fletcheri (Berio, 1956) (Calpe). Nepal. 
Calyptra minuticornis (Guenée, 1852). (Calpe). India; Sri Lanka; Nepal. 
Calyptra nyei Bänziger, 1979. Naga Hills.
Calyptra ophideroides (Guenée, 1852). Himachal Pradesh, Nepal. 
Calyptra orthograpta (Butler, 1886). (Calpe). India, Nepal. 
Calyptra imperalis (Grünberg, 1910). India. 
Calyptra parva Bänziger, 1979. Naga Hills. 
Calyptra pseudobicolor Bänziger, 1979. Sikkim. 

Calyptra with HW not yellow in India
Calyptra eustrigata (Hampson, 1926) (Calpe). Sri Lanka. MOT Vol 3, pl 3/22. Sri Lanka.
Calyptra fasciata (Moore, 1882). MOT Vol 3, pl 3/20. Chandra et al 2019. Pl. 117.11. MON Part 2, Pl. 49/20. West Bengal, Sikkim; Nepal.
Calyptra minuticornis (Guenée, 1852). MOT Vol 3, pl 3/23. Chandra et al 2019. Pl. 117.12. MON Part 2, Pl. 49/21. (incorrectly named as multicornis). India; Sri Lanka; Nepal.
Calyptra parva Bänziger, 1979. MOT Vol 3, pl 3/24. Naga Hills.
Calyptra orthograpta (Butler, 1886). MOT Vol 3, pl 3/21. India, Nepal.
Calyptra imperalis (Grünberg, 1910). India. Close to C. minuticornis.

Calyptra with HW yellow
Calyptra bicolor (Moore, 1883). MOT Vol 3, pl 3/18. Chandra et al 2020. Pl. 117.10. MON Part 2, Pl. 49/17. 
Calyptra pseudobicolor Bänziger, 1979. MOT Vol 3, pl 3/19
Calyptra ophideroides (Guenée, 1852). Chandra et al 2020. Pl. 117.13.
Calyptra fletcheri (Berio, 1956) (Calpe). MON Part 2, Pl. 49/18. 

Zaspel, J.M. & M. A. Branham (2008). World Checklist of Tribe Calpini (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Calpinae) Insecta Mundi 0047: 1-15. 
  1. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae, pg 27, # 99, pl 3, fig 9
  2. Zaspel, J.M. & M. A. Branham (2008). World Checklist of Tribe Calpini (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Calpinae) Insecta Mundi 0047: 1-15.

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Anonymous. 2022. Calyptra pseudobicolor Bänziger, 1979. 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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