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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Lithosiina > Thysanoptyx

Thysanoptyx tetragona (Walker, 1854)

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Arunachal Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
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List of Thysanoptyx Hampson, 1894 known from India.
Thysanoptyx manganensis N. Singh & Joshi, 2017. India (Sikkim).
Thysanoptyx pseudotetragona Joshi, Singh & Kirti, 2015. India (Kerala).
Thysanoptyx sordida (Butler, 1881). India (West Bengal, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh).
Thysanoptyx tetragona (Walker, 1854). India (Sikkim, North India, West Bengal, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Kerala, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura).
  1. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. pg 75, # 1329. Text at
  2. Volynkin, A.V. and Dubatolov, V.V., 2017. On the taxonomy of the genus Thysanoptyx Hampson, 1894, with description of two new species from Indochina (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Zootaxa, 4277(1), pp.111-121.
  3. Singh, N. , Joshi. R., J. S. Kirti & A. V. Volynkin. 2017. A new species of Thysanoptyx Hampson,1894 from India (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae). Zootaxa 4319 (2): 375–378.
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Anonymous. 2022. Thysanoptyx tetragona (Walker, 1854). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.21. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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