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Eustroma aurigena (Butler, 1880)

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Himachal Pradesh
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List of known Eustroma from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Eustroma aurantiaria (Moore, 1868). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal, Sikkim.
Eustroma aurigena (Butler, 1880). India: NE Himalaya.
Eustroma chalcoptera (Hampson, 1895). India: Sikkim, 10000ft.
Eustroma elista Prout, 1940. India: Tonglo, 3050m, Sikkim, Quelle; Yatong (Sikkim/Tibet Border).
Eustroma hampsoni Prout, 1958. India: Sikkim.
Eustroma inextricata (Walker, 1866).
Eustroma lativittaria (Moore, 1868). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Eustroma melancholica venipicta Warren, 1893.
  1. Cidaria aurigena Butler, 1880. AMNH. 4:230. 
  2. 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. 360, #3665 as Cidaria aurigena
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 6/19. 
  4. Seitz, A. (Ed.). Macro. Lep. 4, Pg. 208, Pl. 13b. 

The Forum Herbulot confirms genus as Eustroma.

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Anonymous. 2022. Eustroma aurigena (Butler, 1880). 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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