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Lepidoptera > Zygaenoidea > Zygaenidae > Chalcosiinae > Pidorus

Pidorus circe (Herrich-Schäffer, 1853)

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Arunachal Pradesh
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Similiar species:
Pidorus leno is a similar species (Moths of Nepal plate 65/3). Forewing pale band is much narrower and curved in circe.
  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 255, # 533
  2. Endo, T. & Y. Kishida. 1999. Day-flying Moths Chalcosiinae, Epicopeia. Endless Collection Series. Vol. 8. Published by Endless Science Information. Pg. 64:1-2. 

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Anonymous. 2021. Pidorus circe (Herrich-Schäffer, 1853). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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