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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:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
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. 
Achrosis Guenée, 1857 species in India, based on Kirti et al 2019. 
Achrosis alienata (Walker, 1862). India: Chennai (Madras), Deccan. 
Achrosis costimaculata (Moore, 1868). India: West Bengal.
Achrosis euchroes (Prout, 1917). India: Nilgiris (TL). 
Achrosis incitata (Walker, 1862). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling: TL), Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Karnataka, Goa. 
Achrosis intexta (Walker, 1862). India: Maharashtra, North Kanara, Goa, Kerala. 
Achrosis lithosiaria (Walker, 1862). India: Sikkim, Nagas, Khasis. 
Achrosis obliquilineata (Warren, 1893). India: Nagas (TL). 
Achrosis pallida (Moore, 1877). India: Andaman Is. (TL).  
Achrosis pyrrhularia Guenée, [1858]. India: Central India, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya. 
Achrosis quadraria Warren, 1893. India: Meghalaya (Khasis: TL). 
Achrosis rondelaria (Fabricius, 1775). India; Sri Lanka. 
Achrosis rufescens (Butler, 1880). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling: TL), Arunachal Pradesh. 
Achrosis serpentinaria (Walker, 1866). S. India; Sri Lanka. 
  1. OD:Omiza incitata Walker, 1862. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus.24: 1085; TL: Darjeeling. Text at
  2. Zomia pallida Moore, 1877. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1877 (3)622; TL: Andamans. Text at
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.  Pl. 12/15. 
  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.




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Anonymous. 2022. Achrosis incitata complex (Walker, 1862). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. complex
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