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Dysaethria quadricaudata (Walker, 1861)

Indian and global distribution:
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Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Dysaethria Turner, 1911 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Dysaethria flavistriga (Warren, 1901). NE Himalaya; Nepal. 
Dysaethria fulvihamata (Hampson, 1912). Sri Lanka. 
Dysaethria grisea (Warren, 1896). India.
Dysaethria lilacina (Moore, [1887]). India.
Dysaethria nigrifrons (Hampson, 1896). Myanmar.
Dysaethria quadricaudata (Walker, 1861). India. 
Dysaethria rhagavata (Walker), Sri Lanka. NE India
Dysaethria rhagavolita Holloway, 1998. NE India?
Dysaethria scopocera (Hampson, 1896). Sri Lanka; S. India.
Dysaethria suisharyonis (Strand, 1916). Himalayas.
Dysaethria erasaria (Christoph, 1881). India.
  1. Erosia quadricaudata Walker, 1861. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, 23: 847. Text at
  2. Erosia varisaria Walker, 1861; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 23: 848. Text at
  3. 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 127, #3049 as Epiplema quadricaudata.  
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Anonymous. 2021. Dysaethria quadricaudata (Walker, 1861). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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