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Dichromia sagitta (Fabricius, 1775)

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Dichromia Guenée in Boisduval & Guenée, 1854 species known from India.
Dichromia cognata (Moore, 1885). Sri Lanka; India.
Dichromia laesalis (Walker, [1859]). India.
Dichromia occatus (Moore, 1882). Sri Lanka; India: Cherrapunji, Khasia Hills, Meghalaya.
Dichromia opulenta (Christoph, 1877). Pakistan.
Dichromia orosia Meyrick, 1913. Sri Lanka.
Dichromia pullata Moore, 1885. Sri Lanka; India.
Dichromia quadralis Walker, [1859]. India: North Hinudstan, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, Andamans, Nicobar.
Dichromia sagitta (Fabricius, 1775). India.
Dichromia thermesialis (Walker, 1866). Sri Lanka; India: Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Dichromia triangularis (Moore, 1882). Myanmar; India: Khasia Hills, Meghalaya.
Dichromia trigonalis Guenée, 1854. India.
Dichromia triplicalis Walker, [1859]. India: South India.
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Singh, R. 2022. Dichromia sagitta (Fabricius, 1775). 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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