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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Uraniidae > Auzeinae > Decetia

Decetia subobscurata (Walker, 1862)

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Similiar species:
Decetia Walker, 1860 species known from the Indian subregion.
Decetia pallida Moore, 1888. India: West Bengal (Kolkatta: TL). 
Decetia bilineata Hampson, 1895. Myanmar. 
Decetia lunuliferata Walker, 1862. India (Karnataka (Canara: TL). 
Decetia perdensata Walker, 1862. N. India; Sri Lanka. 
Decetia numicusaria (Walker, 1860). Goa, Maharashtra.
Decetia subobscurata Walker, 1862. Maharashtra, Chhatisgarh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu.
Decetia torridaria Moore, 1867 (Auzea). India: West Bengal, N. Canara.

  1. OD: Gynopteryx subobscurata Walker, 1862. List. Lep. Brit. Mus. 26: 1495. Text at
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1893. Illustrations of typical illustrations Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part IX. The Macrolepidoptera Heterocera of Ceylon. Pg. 138, Pl CLXVIII, Fig 1, 7.
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 123, # 3036. 


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Anonymous. 2022. Decetia subobscurata (Walker, 1862). 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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