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Dalima schistacearia Moore, [1868]

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List of Dalima known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Dalima apicata apicata  Moore, 1868. India: Bengal.
Dalima calamina (Butler, 1880). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Dalima gigantea Swinhoe, 1897. India: Jaintia Hills, North India.
Dalima intricata Warren, 1893. Bhutan; India: Khasis, Meghalaya.
Dalima latitans (Warren, 1893). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal, Himalaya.
Dalima lucens (Warren, 1893). India: Sikkim.
Dalima nubilata Hampson, 1895. India: Nagas, 6000ft, Nagaland.
Dalima patularia (Walker, 1860). India: North India.
Dalima schistacearia Moore, 1868. India: Bengal.
Dalima truncataria (Moore, 1868). India: Bengal, Sikkim.
Dalima vulpinaria (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
  1. Hampson, G. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae pg. 239, #3335
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo Pl 9/4.
  3. Digital Moths of Asia. [accessed 03 February 2017] Typical form is more purplish brown.
  4. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). [accessed 03 February 2017]
  5. Moore, F. (1867). On the Lepidopterous insects of Bengal. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Pg 615.

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Anonymous. 2022. Dalima schistacearia Moore, [1868]. 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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