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Asinduma olivana (Swinhoe, 1896)

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List of Asinduma Walker, 1864 species known from India
Asinduma elaeota Hampson, 1912. India (Kerela). 
Asinduma exscripta Walker, [1864]. India (Mizoram); Myanmar. Extralimital. FW submarginal line highly dentate within brown blotch (minutely dentate in olivana).
Asinduma olivana (Swinhoe, 1896) (Argyrothripa). India (Meghalaya)

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  1. Argyothripa olivana Walker, [1864]. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 6(17): 362  (holotype: male, India, Meghalaya, Khasis, Shillong, NHM). Text at
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg 526 #2226a as Ptisciana olivana.
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1912. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum, Vol 11. Pg. 293, #6585. Text at
  4. Seitz, A. (Ed.). The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol 11 pg. 395 & Pl. 36k.
  5. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls. Pl. 30 /61.

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Anonymous. 2022. Asinduma olivana (Swinhoe, 1896). 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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