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Lassaba albidaria (Walker, 1866)

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:

Lassaba parvalbidaria (Inoue, 1978). Known from Nepal and Taiwan. Best separated by genitalia. 

  1. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 37/20. 
  2. OD: Medasina parvalbidaria Bull. Fac. domestic Sci., Otsuma Women’s Univ. 14: 247. TL: Formosa.


List of Lassaba known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Lassaba contaminata contaminate Moore, 1888. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal, Chumbi Valley, Sikkim.
Lassaba parvalbidaria nepalensis Sato, 1993. Nepal: Godavari. India: Sikkim, Darjeeling, West Bengal.
  1. OD: Boarmia albidaria Walker, 1866; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 35: 1582. Text at
  3.  [accessed 03 June 2019]
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of NepalPart 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 37/18-19
  5. 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. 289, # 3485 as Medasina albidaria.  


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Anonymous. 2022. Lassaba albidaria (Walker, 1866). 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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