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Cypa enodis Jordan, 1931 – Cinnamon Cypa

Similar species Cypa pallens, Cypa decolor. Best separated by genitalia. 
Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
All states
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Similar species Cypa pallensCypa decolor. Best separated by genitalia.

Cypa decolor (Walker, 1856) at and [accessed 08 April 2018]

Cypa pallens at

No published records of C. pallens south of the Brahmaputra. 

List of Cypa Walker, 1865 known from India.
Cypa decolour (Walker,1856), Himalayan region (Sanyal et al., 2018), Northeastern India, Nepal (Pittaway and Kitching, 2020).
Cypa enodis Jordan, 1931, Meghalaya, Sikkim.
Cypa pallens Jordan, 1926, Uttarakhand (Sondhi et al., 2016).
Cypa uniformis (Mell,1922), North West India and Nepal.
  1. OD: Cypa pallens enodis Jordan, 1931, Novit. zool. 36: 240. Type locality: [India,] Assam [Meghalaya], Shillong.
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Anonymous. 2022. Cypa enodis Jordan, 1931 – Cinnamon Cypa. 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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