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Earias cupreoviridis (Walker, 1862) – Cupreous Bollworm

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Tamil Nadu
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List of Earias Hübner, [1825] 1816 species known from India.
Earias apicebrunnea Warren, 1916. India (Meghalaya).
Earias biplaga Walker, 1866. India; Nepal.
Earias cupreoviridis (Walker, 1862) (Xanthoptera). India (Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andamans, Nicobar Isl., Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura); Sri Lanka; Nepal.
Earias flavida Felder, 1861. India (Nilgiris, Kerala, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar.
Earias insulana (Boisduval, 1833) (Tortrix). India (Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Rajasthan); Sri Lanka; Myanmar.
Earias luteolaria Hampson, 1891. India (Bihar, Nagaland, Nilgiris, Andamans, Jharkhand, Nagaland, Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka.
Earias pudicana Staudinger, 1887. India (Himachal Pradesh).
Earias roseifera Butler, 1881. India (Assam, Meghalaya).
Earias roseoviridis Sugi, 1982. India (Uttarakhand).
Earias venusta Warren, 1916. India (Himachal Pradesh).
Earias vittella (Fabricius, 1794) (Tinea). India (Sikkim, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, West Bengal, Odisha, South India, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Island, Orissa, Kerala, Rajasthan, Bihar, Jharkhand); Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Nepal; Myanmar.

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Anonymous. 2022. Earias cupreoviridis (Walker, 1862) – Cupreous Bollworm. 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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