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Aergina fumosa (Swinhoe, 1889)

Re-classified from Parasa to Aergina by Solovyev (2014). 
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Tamil Nadu
All states
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  1. OD: Parasa fumosa Swinhoe, 1889. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. , 1899: 408, Pl. 43/12.  Text at
  2. Hampson, G. 1892. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg. 390, # 871. Description provided by Hampson is actually that of Parasa fumosa and not Parasa herbifera
  3. Dudgeon, G. C., H. J. Elwes, & G. F. Hampson. 1900. A Catalogue of the Heterocera of Sikkim and Bhutan. Part VIII. The Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society. v.13:258 - 269 Plate III. Pg. 263 for Parasa herbifera
  4. Solovyev A. V. 2014, Parasa Moore auct.: phylogenetic review of the complex from the Palaearctic and Indomalayan regions (Lepidoptera, Limacodidae). Proc. Mus. Witt Munich 1. Munich– Vilnius, 240 p. Re-classified genus as Aergina.

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Anonymous. 2022. Aergina fumosa (Swinhoe, 1889). 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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