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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Acentropinae > Paracymoriza

Paracymoriza vagalis (Walker, 1866)

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Paracymoriza species known from India.
Paracymoriza aurantialis Swinhoe, 1895 is similar to vagalis but more orange. 

Paracymoriza vagalis 
(Walker, 1866)

Paracymoriza rivularis (Moore, 1888)
Paracymoriza inextricata (Moore, 1888)
Paracymoriza albifascialis (Hampson, [1893])
Paracymoriza aurantialis Swinhoe, 1895
Paracymoriza olivalis Hampson, 1891
  1. OD: Oligostigma vagalis Walker, [1866]; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 34: 1530; TL: Java
  2. Chen, F., Song, S. and Wu, C., 2007. A review of the genus Paracymoriza Warren in china (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Acentropinae). Aquatic insects29(4), pp.263-283.
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  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1998. Moths of Nepal. Part 5. TINEA. Vol. 15 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl 141/12. 
  6. Robinson, G.S., K.R.Tuck, M. Shaffer & K. Cook. 1994. The Smaller Moths of South-East Asia. Malaysian Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur. 308 pp., 51 figs., 32 pls. Pl 26/14. 
  7. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg. 219, # 4697 as Parthenodes vagalis.

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Anonymous. 2021. Paracymoriza vagalis (Walker, 1866). 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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