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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Aganainae > Digama

Digama fasciata Butler, 1877

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
Digama Moore, [1860] species known form the Indian subcontinent.
Digama burmana Hampson, [1893]. Myanmar. 
Digama marchalii (Guérin-Méneville, 1843). India (Maharshtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala).
Digama fasciata Butler, 1877. 
Digama hearseyana Moore, 1858. 
Digama insulana Felder, 1868. 

  1. OD: Digama fasciata Butler, 1877. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. Pg. 362. TL: Sri Lanka. Text at
  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. 505 as Digama fasciata.
  3. [accessed 19 August 2020]
Reverted back to genus as Digama from Sommeria on 14 July 2021 based on [accessed 14 July 2021]

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Anonymous. 2022. Digama fasciata Butler, 1877. 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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