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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Lithosiina > Churinga

Churinga beema (Moore, 1865)

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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)
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  2. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg 67, # 1313.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 40/2,
  4. 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.
  5. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2015. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 1, pp 1-205. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. Pg. 173.

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Anonymous. 2022. Churinga beema (Moore, 1865). 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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