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Oxymacaria palliata (Hampson, 1891)

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List of Oxymacaria known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Oxymacaria ceylonica Hampson, 1902. Sri Lanka.
Oxymacaria hepaticata (Swinhoe, 1894). India: Khasi hills, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.
Oxymacaria maculosata maculosata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Oxymacaria oliva (Swinhoe, 1894). India: Khasi Hills, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.
Oxymacaria palliata (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiri district, N Slopes, the plateau, 6000-7000ft.
Oxymacaria pectinata Hampson, 1902. India: Palnis, 7000ft.
Oxymacaria penumbrata penumbrata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Oxymacaria temeraria temeraria (Swinhoe, 1891). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
  1. OD: Azata palliata Hampson, 1891. Illustration of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Musuem Part VIII, pg. 113, pl. 151, f. 5. Text at Plate at
  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 211, #3261. 
  3. Kirti, J.S., Goyal, T. and Kaur, M., 2012. An inventory of family Geometridae (Lepidoptera) from Western Ghats of India. Journal of Entomological Research, 36(1), pp.83-94. Pg. 89. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Oxymacaria palliata (Hampson, 1891) . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.21. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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