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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Eupterotidae > Eupterotinae > Eupterotini > Palirisa

Palirisa cervina (Moore, [1866])

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Palirisa lineosa (Walker, 1865)
Palirisa cervina differs from lineosa in being pale grey-brown; fore wing with only medial & postmedial rufous lines. 
  1. OD:Jana cervina Moore, 1865. Proc. Zool. Soc. London. Pg. 807. 
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 78/4 Incorrectly labelled in plate as Eupterote undata instead of Palirisa cervina
  3. 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. 46, # 53.
  4. Pugaev, S.N. and Du Thieu, T., 2011. Palirisa salex sp. nov., a new species from Vietnam (Lepidoptera: Eupterotidae). Tinea, 21(4), pp.203-213.
  5. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 58.4. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Palirisa cervina (Moore, [1866]). 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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