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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Notodontinae > Dicranurini > Harpyia

Harpyia microsticta (Swinhoe, 1892)

Harpyia dicyma Wiltshire, 1958 is sometimes treated as a full species. 
Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
All states
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List of Harpyia Ochsenheimer, 1810 known from India.

Harpyia longipennis (Walker, 1855), India (Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, S India); Nepal; Pakistan.

Harpyia microsticta microsticta (Hampson, 1892), India (Nagaland, Uttarakhand); Nepal.

Harpyia microsticta dicyma (Wiltshire, 1958), India (Himachal Pradesh); Nepal; Pakistan.

  1. OD: Damata microsticta Swinhoe, 1892. Cat. Het. Mus. Oxford (1) : 302 at [accessed 16 January 2018]
  2. Damata microsticta Hampson, [1893]. Fauna Br. India (Moths) 1 : 157 at Type from Naga Hills.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl 32/18. 
  4. Schintlmeister, A. & A. Pinratana. 2006. Moths of Thailand, Volume 5: Notodontidae. Pl. 15, # 115. 
  5. Chandra, K., Mazumder, A., Sanyal, A.K., Ash, A., Bandyopadhyay, U., Mallick, K. & A. Raha, A., 2018. Catalogue of Indian Notodontidae Stephens, 1829 (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Zootaxa, 4505 (1). Lists H. m. microsticta and H. m. dicyma as the two subpsecies.
  6. [accessed 16 January 2018]

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Anonymous. 2022. Harpyia microsticta (Swinhoe, 1892). 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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