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Isturgia disputaria (Guenée, [1858]) – Maltese Bloom

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Madhya Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Isturgia Hübner, [1823] species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Isturgia disputaria (Guenée, [1858])

Isturgia catalaunaria (Guenée, [1858]) listed by Kirti et al 2019 is likely to be an extralimital species. 
Isturgia pulinda (Walker, 1860). An extralimital species from Africa. 
Isturgia deerraria (Walker, 1861). Sri Lanka. Treated by some authors as a subspecies of the African pulinda.
  1. OD: Eubolia disputaria Guenée, A. (1857) [1858]. Histoire naturelle des Insectes. Species général des lépidoptères 10. Uranides et Phalénites. Tome II: 1-584. Paris (Roret).
  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. 209, # 3255, Fig. 115 as Tephrina disputaria
  3. Krüger, M. 2001. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, London (Entomology Series) 70(1): 1–502.
  4. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920 
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Anonymous. 2022. Isturgia disputaria (Guenée, [1858]) – Maltese Bloom. 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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