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Lepidoptera > Zygaenoidea > Zygaenidae > Chalcosiinae > Cyclosia

Cyclosia latipennis (Hampson, 1891)

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Similiar species:
Cyclosia Hübner, [1820] species from the Indian subcontinent
Cyclosia panthona (Stoll, [1780]). NE India. 
Cyclosia papilionaris (Drury, 1773). India (Himalayas, NE India, Andaman Is.).
Cyclosia latipennis Hampson, 1891. S. India. 
Cyclosia midama (Herrich-Schäffer, [1853]). NE India. 
Cyclosia imitans (Butler, 1881). NE India. 
Cyclosia inornata (Walker, [1865]). NE India. 
Cyclosia pieridoides (Herrich-Schäffer, [1854]. Myanmar.
  1. OD: Pintia latipennis Hampson, 1891. Ill. Typ. Heterocera Brit. Mus. 8:45. Pl. 139/22. Text at Plate at for male
  2. Epyrgis australindia Hampson, 1891. Ill. Typ. Heterocera Brit. Mus. 8:45. Text at for female.
  3. Tremewan WG. Tarmann GM, eds. Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Zygaenidae Innsbruck 4–8 September, 2000. Simferopol: Crimean State Medical University Press, 293–348
  4. Yen, S.H., Efetov, K.A., Tremewan, W.G. and Tarmann, G.M., 2003. Phylogeny and systematics of the major lineages of Chalcosiine sl (Zygaenidae sl): preliminary observations on morphological characters. In: Efetov KA,
Note: Previously treated as Cyclosia papilionaris autralinda for the south Indian population. However, as mentioned by Yen at al.2003, and further confirmed by the different larva for C. papilionaris and C. latipennis, on this website, Cyclosia latipennis needs to be treated as a separate species (Updated on 17 October 2020). 


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Nair, V. P. 2022. Cyclosia latipennis (Hampson, 1891). 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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