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Diphtherocome fasciata (Moore, 1,888)

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Similiar species:
Diphtherocome Warren, 1907 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Diphtherocome bigu Hreblay & Ronkay, 1999. Nepal. 
Diphtherocome brevipennis (Hampson, 1909). Tibet. 
Diphtherocome burmana Berio, 1973. Myanmar.
Diphtherocome discibrunnea (Moore, 1867). Bengal.
Diphtherocome pallida (Moore, 1867). India: Sikkim, West Bengal, Uttarakhand; Nepal. 
Diphtherocome nepalichlora Hreblay & Ronkay, 1999. Nepal.
Diphtherocome pallidipennis Hreblay & Ronkay, 1999. Nepal
Diphtherocome pseudovivida Hreblay & Ronkay, 1999. Nepal
Diphtherocome pallidula Hreblay & Plante, 1998. Tibet. 
Diphtherocome secreta Hreblay & Ronkay, 1999. Nepal.
Diphtherocome vigens (Walker, [1865]). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling: TL); Nepal. 
Diphtherocome fasciata (Moore, 1,888). India: Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand; Nepal. 
Diphtherocome chrysochlora (Hampson, 1897). India: Assam.
Diphtherocome chloronympha Hreblay, Peregovits & Ronkay, 1999. Nepal.
Diphtherocome thaumasia (Hreblay & Ronkay, 1998). Nepal. 
  1. OD: Diphtera fasciata Moore 1,888. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Pg. 408. TL: Kangra, NW Himalaya.
  2. Butler, A.G. 1889. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. Pg. 30. Text at Plate CXXII, Fig. 1 at
  3. Seitz, A. (Ed.) 1912. Macrolepidoptera of the World Vol. 11: Indo-Australian Noctuiform Phalaenae. Pg. 33, Pl. 5. Lists both vigens and pallida.
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.  Pl. 13/24.



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Anonymous. 2022. Diphtherocome fasciata (Moore, 1,888). 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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