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Photoscotosia miniosata (Walker, 1862)

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List of known Photoscotosia from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Photoscotosia albapex (Hampson, 1895). India: Sikkim.
Photoscotosia amplicata (Walker, 1862).
Photoscotosia annubilata Prout, 1940. India: Sikkim, 12000ft.
Photoscotosia atromarginata Warren, 1893. India: Sundukpho, about 12000ft., Sikkim.
Photoscotosia dejuncta Prout, 1937. India: Gulmarg, Kashmir.
Photoscotosia elagantissima Inoue, 1988. India: Darjeeling, Sandakhu, 3600m, West Bengal.
Photoscotosia fulguritis Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim.
Photoscotosia metachryseis Hampson, 1896.
Photoscotosia miniosata miniosata (Walker, 1862). India: North India.
Photoscotosia multilinea Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim.
Photoscotosia nubilata (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Photoscotosia obliquisignata (Moore, 1868). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Photoscotosia polysticha Prout, 1940. India: Yatong, Sikkim.
Photoscotosia undulosa (Alphéraky, 1888). India: Sikkim.
  1. OD: Scotosia minosata Walker, 1862. List. Specimens Lepidoptera. Insects Collection Br. Mus., 25: 1354. 
  2. 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. 380, # 3730.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 60/3.  
  4. Kirti, J. S., K. Chandra, A. Saxena & N. Singh. 2019. Geometrid Moths of India. 296 pp. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. Pg. 202. 
Note: Incorrectly identifed as Photoscotosia dejuta earlier. Corrected to Photoscotosia miniosata (Warren, 1893).


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Anonymous. 2022. Photoscotosia miniosata (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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