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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Dysphaniini > Dysphania

Dysphania percota (Swinhoe, 1891)

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Similiar species:
Dysphania palmyra: the entire dark blue apex, UPF, has sub-apical and discal blue spots. 
Dysphania nelera: Similar to palmyra, but UPH has marginal golden yellow spots. 
Dysphania percota: the enitre UPF apex is dark blue up to the discal area, with only a few small spots near costa.
References:
  1. OD: Euschema percota Swinhoe, 1891. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 24:142. 
  2. Hampson, G. 1892. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. pg 471, # 3997. 
  3. Seitz, A. (Ed.) 1932. Macro. Lep. Vol. 12, pg. 65, pl. 7b. 
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dysphania_percota
  5. http://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/319698-Dysphania-percota
  6. http://www.nbair.res.in/insectpests/Dysphania-percota.php

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Manoj, P & Hegde, S. 2021. Dysphania percota (Swinhoe, 1891). 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/356085/Dysphania-percota
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