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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Dichocrocis

Dichocrocis definita (Butler, 1889)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Dichocrocis Lederer, 1863 species known from India. 
Dichocrocis actinialis Hampson, 1898. India: Khasis, Meghalaya.
Dichocrocis definita (Butler, 1889). Himalayas. 
Dichocrocis macrostidza Hampson, 1912. Myanmar.
Dichocrocis plutusalis (Walker, 1859). India: NE India.
Dichocrocis pyrrhalis (Walker, 1859). India: Nilgiris; Sri Lanka. 
Dichocrocis rigidalis (Snellen, 1890). NE Himalaya, Karnataka. 
Dichocrocis zebralis (Moore, 1867). NE Himalaya. 
  1. OD: Haritala definita Butler, 1889. Ill. Het. 7: 97. Pl. 133, f. 9. TL: Himalayas, Assam. 
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs.Pg. 308, # 4899.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 124/27. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Dichocrocis definita (Butler, 1889). 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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