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Mimeusemia peshwa (Moore, 1858)

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Mimeusemia postica (Walker, 1862) has different wing markings and unstriped abdomen. Mimeusemia peshwa has a striped abdomen. 
  1. OD: Eusemia peshwa Moore, 1858; in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. Mus. Nat. East India House 2: 289, pl. 7a, f. 2; TL: N. India, Ceylon. Text at Plate at
  2. [accessed 28 May 2019]
  3. Miseusemia peshva Hampson, 1901 Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 613 (emend.). Text at [accessed 28 May 2019]
  4. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg 159, # 1582. 


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Anonymous. 2022. Mimeusemia peshwa (Moore, 1858) . 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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