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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Periergosinae > Chadisra

Chadisra bipars Walker, 1862

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Chadisra Walker, 1862 species known from India. 
Chadisra bipars Walker, 1862
Chadisra bipartita (Matsumura, 1925)

List of Chadisra Walker, 1862 known from India.
Chadisra bipars Walker, 1862, India (Uttarakhand, Meghalaya, Maharashtra); Myanmar; Nepal,
Chadisra bipartita (Matsumura, 1925), India (NW India, NE India, Maharashtra); Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan.
Note: Both the species display polymorphism, and sexes are similar externally. Chadisra bipartita (Matsumura, 1925) is generally smaller and has paler whistish-grey hindwings. 
  1. Chadisra bipars Walker, 1862. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 1: 82; TL: Hindostan. Text at
  2. Moore, F. 1882-83. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon, Vol 2. Pg 113, pl. 121/1.
  3. Metasomera plagifera Matsumura, 1925. Zool. Mag. Tokyo 37: 396, pl. 6, f. 2; TL: Taiwan.
  4. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg 159, # 282. 
  5. Schintlmeister, A., & A. Pinratana. 2007. Moths of Thailand,Volume 5. Notodontidae. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 320 pp. + 45 pls. Pg. 191, Pl. 29/213. 
  6. Chandra, K., Mazumder, A., Sanyal, A.K., Ash, A., Bandyopadhyay, U., Mallick, K. & A. Raha, A., 2018. Catalogue of Indian Notodontidae Stephens, 1829 (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Zootaxa, 4505 (1).

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Sankararaman, H. 2022. Chadisra bipars Walker, 1862. 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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