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Dysodia rajah (Boisduval, [1875]

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Dysodia Clemens, 1860 species known from Indian subcontinent.

Dysodia ignita (Walker, [1866]). Assam, Sikkim; Sri Lanka; Bangladesh; Myanmar.
Dysodia fenestrata Moore, 1881. Sikkim, Assam; Sri Lanka. 
Dysodia laevis Warren, 1900. Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya; Sri Lanka; Laos; Myanmar.
Dysodia miniata Walker, 1863.  S. India, Sikkim. 
Dysodia rajah rajah (Boisduval, 1874). Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya; Nepal; Bangladesh.
Dysodia siccifolia Moore, 1881. West Bengal, Assam, Sikkim.
Dysodia taprobana Moore, 1884. ‘Hindustan’, Tamil Nadu, Assam; Bangladesh; Sri Lanka.
Dysodia viridatrix Walker, [1858]. Sri Lanka; Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Assam. 
  1. OD: Pachythyris rajah Boisduval, [1875], in Boisduval & Guenee, Hist. nat. lnsectes (Lepid.) 1: 492 [TL:Silhet, Bangladesh]. Text at
  2. Dysodia rajah Li, 1996: 133, figs 28, 32, 39.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1998. Moths of Nepal. Part 5. TINEA. Vol. 15 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 138/35. 
  4. [accessed 11 August 2021] as Dysodia raja.
Misspelt as Dysodia raja instead of Dysodia rajah by numerous authors (refer OD for correct spelling).

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Anonymous. 2022. Dysodia rajah (Boisduval, [1875]. 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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