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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Dysphaniini > Dysphania

Dysphania palmyra (Stoll, [1790])

Indian and global distribution:
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Similiar species:
Dysphania Hübner, [1819] species known from the Indian subcontinent (Kirti et al. 2019 and Lepindex).
Dysphania andamana (Moore, 1877). Andamans. 
Dysphania alloides Prout, 1916. Andamans, Port Blair
Dysphania glaucescens glaucescens (Walker, 1862). Indian Himalayas.
Dysphania flavidiscalis Warren, 1895. Myanmar.
Dysphania jessica (Swinhoe, 1908). Nicobars, Nancoury; Andamans, Port Blair.
Dysphania malayanus recessa (Walker, 1862). Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Dysphania militaris (Linnaeus, 1758). N. India. Uttarakhand east to NE. India. 
Dysphania nelera (Swinhoe, 1891). Maharashtra, Goa, Kerala.
Dysphania palmyra (Stoll, [1790]). Maharashtra, Karnataka; Sri Lanka. 
Dysphania percota (Swinhoe, 1891). Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala. 
Dysphania porphyroides Prout, 1917. Andaman Islands.
Dysphania prunicolor (Moore, 1879). Sri Lanka. 
Dysphania subrepleta excubitor (Moore, 1879). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
References:
  1. OD: Phalaena palmyra Stoll, 1790. Suppl. Pap. Exot., 159, 184, Pl. 36:1.
  2. 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. 470, # 3996 as Euschema palmyra.
  3. Seitz, A (Ed.). 1920-34. The Indo-Australian Geometridae. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol. 12.  Pg. 65, Pl. 7. 

 

 

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Anonymous. 2022. Dysphania palmyra (Stoll, [1790]). 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/357084/Dysphania-palmyra
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