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Chalcosia albata Moore, 1879

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  1. OD: Chalcosia albata Moore, F. (1879). Descriptions of new Genera and Species of Asiatic Lepidoptera Heterocera. Proceedings of Zoological Society, London. Pp. 387-416. Pg 390. Type locality: Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh. 
  2. Yen, S., G. S. Robinson & D. L. J. Quicke (2005). The phylogenetic relationships of Chalcosiinae (Lepidoptera, Zygaenoidea, Zygaenidae).  Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 33/aa as Chalcosia albara. 

Sometimes considered as a subspecies of Chalcosia pectnicornis/auxo. Phylogeny needed to clarify status as valid species, but species matches albata OD from Dharmsala in Himachal Pradesh.


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Anonymous. 2021. Chalcosia albata Moore, 1879. 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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