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Protuliocnemis biplagiata (Moore, [1887])

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
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Protuliocnemis species known from India.
Protuliocnemis biplagiata biplagiata (Moore, [1887]) (Comibaena). India: Uttarakhand (Dehradun), Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu (KMTR); Sri Lanka. 
Protuliocnemis castalaria castalaria (Oberthur, 1916) (Phorodesma). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills); Nepal. 
Protuliocnemis partita (Walker, 1861) (Comibaena). India: Assam, Kerala, Karnataka. 
Protuliocnemis castalaria Oberthür, 1916 has been reported from Nepal, Himachal Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh. 
Protuliocnemis castalaria is similar in fascia to biplagiata, and can be separated by the presence of fours spurs on the hind tibia of biplagiata and two spurs in castalaria (MOB).
  1. OD: Comibaena biplagiata Moore, [1887]. Lepid. Ceylon 3 (4): 435; TL: Ceylon at  [accessed 03 April 2018]
  2. Hampson, G. 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. 488, # 4052. 
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Anonymous. 2022. Protuliocnemis biplagiata (Moore, [1887]). 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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