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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Herminiinae > Simplicia

Simplicia bimarginata (Walker, [1864])

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Numerous Simplicia species found in the Indian subcontinent
 
Simplicia species with a broad pale marginal band on forewing are: schaldusalis, mistacalis, griseolimbalis (EL), moorei, bimarginata. 
Simplicia species lacking pale broad marginal band on forewing are: cornicalis, robustalis, xanthoma, niphona, concisalis, discosticta, murinalis. 
References:
  1. Culicula bimarginata Walker, [1863], 1864; J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 7: 178.
  2. Kirti, J.S., Singh, N. and Singh, H., 2017. Eight new records of family Erebidae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea) from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 9(7), pp.10480-10486.
  3. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 261 pp. + 45 pls. Pl. 1/35-36.
  4. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-17/herminiinae/herminiinae_22_16.php
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/428730-Simplicia-bimarginata
  6. http://tai-herminiinae.blogspot.com/2014/05/simplicia-bimarginata-walker-1863.html  [accessed 03 May 2021]
Simplicia moorei and Simplicia marginata are junior synonyms.

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Anonymous. 2021. Simplicia bimarginata (Walker, [1864]). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/357672/Simplicia-bimarginata
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