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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Boarmiini > Biston

Biston contectaria (Walker, [1863])

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List of Biston known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Biston bengaliaria (Guenee, 1858). India: Bengal.
Biston betularia coagnataria (Guenée, [1858]). India: Western Himalayas, Solan, Simla, Kharapathar, Sarahan, Himachal Pradesh.
Biston contectaria Walker, 1863. India: Canara, Karnataka.
Biston falcata (Warren, 1893). India: Sikkim.
Biston mediolata Jiang, Xue & Han, 201. India: Mizoram.
Biston panterianaria panterianaria (Bremer & Grey, 1853). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Biston porphyria (Butler, 1889). India: Kangara district, Himachal Pradesh.
Biston regalis regalis (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Biston sinuata Hampson, 1895. India: Sikkim.
Biston suppressaria suppressaria (Guenee, [1858]). India: Central India.
References:
  1. OD: Amphidasis contectaria Walker, [1863]. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/120179#page/263/mode/1up
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 10/4. 
  3. Han, H., Jiang, N. & Xue, D. 2011. A review of Biston Leach, 1815 (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Ennominae) from China, with description of one new species. ZooKeys 139: 45-96. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.139.1308
  4. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 287. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Biston contectaria (Walker, [1863]). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/356969/Biston-contectaria
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