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Oxymacaria temeraria (Swinhoe, 1891)

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List of Oxymacaria known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Oxymacaria ceylonica Hampson, 1902. Sri Lanka.
Oxymacaria hepaticata (Swinhoe, 1894). India: Khasi hills, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.
Oxymacaria maculosata maculosata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Oxymacaria oliva (Swinhoe, 1894). India: Khasi Hills, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.
Oxymacaria palliata (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiri district, N Slopes, the plateau, 6000-7000ft.
Oxymacaria pectinata Hampson, 1902. India: Palnis, 7000ft.
Oxymacaria penumbrata penumbrata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Oxymacaria temeraria temeraria (Swinhoe, 1891). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
  1. Macaria temeraria Swinhoe, 1891. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond., 1891: 492.Text at
  2. Semiothisa temeraria ab. fumosa Warren, 1896. Novit. zool. 3: 320. Text at
  3. 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. 207, #3249 as Macaria temeraria.
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 7/33 as Heterocalia temeraria

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Singh, R. & P. Bhanu. 2022. Oxymacaria temeraria (Swinhoe, 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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