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Achrosis incitata complex (Walker, 1862)

Achrosis incitata (Walker, 1862) and Achrosis pallida (Moore, 1877) are best separated by examining genitalia. 
Indian and global distribution:
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Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Achrosis incitata (Walker, 1862) and Achrosis pallida (Moore, 1877) are best separated by examining genitalia. Other similar extralimital species also exist. 
  1. OD:Omiza incitata Walker, 1862; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus.241085TL: Darjeeling. Text at
  2. Zomia pallida Moore, 1877; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1877 (3)622TL: Andamans. Text at
  4. Kirti, J.S., Singh, N. and Saxena, A., 2016. Genus Achrosis Guenée (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) from Northeast India. Indian Journal of Entomology, 78(1), pp.61-64.
  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.  Pl. 12/15. 




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Anonymous. 2021. Achrosis incitata complex (Walker, 1862). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. complex
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