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Churinga metaxantha (Hampson, 1895)

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Similiar species:
Churinga thailandica Kishida, 1998
Has a broader HW margin and shape near tornus. Extralimital.

List of Churinga Moore, 1878 known from India.
Churinga beema (Moore, 1865), India (West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh).
Churinga metaxantha (Hampson, 1895), India (Uttarakhand, Sikkim).
Churinga rufifrons Moore, 1878, India (Sikkim, NW Himalayas, West Bengal, Uttarakhand)
  1. OD: Macrobrochis metaxantha Hampson, 1895. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. Pg. 292. Text at
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 79/17. 
  3. Kishida, Y., 1998. A new species of the genus Churinga (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae, Lithosiinae) from Thailand. Transactions of the Lepidopterological Society of Japan 49(4): 242–244. 
  4. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2015. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 1, pp 1-205. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. Pg. 171-172. 


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Anonymous. 2022. Churinga metaxantha (Hampson, 1895). 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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