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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Hypeninae > Dichromia

Dichromia quadralis Walker, [1859]

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Dichromia Guenée in Boisduval & Guenée, 1854 species known from India.
Dichromia cognata (Moore, 1885). Sri Lanka; India.
Dichromia laesalis (Walker, [1859]). India.
Dichromia occatus (Moore, 1882). Sri Lanka; India: Cherrapunji, Khasia Hills, Meghalaya.
Dichromia opulenta (Christoph, 1877). Pakistan.
Dichromia orosia Meyrick, 1913. Sri Lanka.
Dichromia pullata Moore, 1885. Sri Lanka; India.
Dichromia quadralis Walker, [1859]. India: North Hinudstan, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, Andamans, Nicobar.
Dichromia sagitta (Fabricius, 1775). India.
Dichromia thermesialis (Walker, 1866). Sri Lanka; India: Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Dichromia triangularis (Moore, 1882). Myanmar; India: Khasia Hills, Meghalaya.
Dichromia trigonalis Guenée, 1854. India.
Dichromia triplicalis Walker, [1859]. India: South India.
  1. OD: Dichromia quadralis Walker, [1859]; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 16: 14; TL: N.Hindostan. Text at 
  2. Junior synonym: Dichromia mollis Swinhoe, 1891; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1891 (4): 481; TL: Khasia Hills.
  3. [accessed 25 December 2018]
  4. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Pg. 42. 
  5. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae. Pl. 2/9-10 as Hypena quadralis


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Anonymous. 2022. Dichromia quadralis Walker, [1859]. 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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