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Simplicia schaldusalis (Walker, [1859])

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Simplicia Guenée, 1854 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Simplicia bimarginata (Walker, [1864]). India; Sri Lanka. 
Simplicia concisalis (Walker, [1866]). Indo-China. 
Simplicia cornicalis (Fabricius, 1794). Indo-China. India: Mumbai, Kolkatta. 
Simplicia mistacalis (Guenée, 1854). Central India, West Bengal. 
Simplicia moorei Swinhoe, 1919. India; Sri Lanka. 
Simplicia murinalis (Moore, 1867). India: West Bengal. 
Simplicia niphona (Butler, 1878). “India”. 
Simplicia xanthoma Prout, 1928. Nepal; India. 
Simplicia discosticta (Hampson, 1912). Sri Lanka. 
Simplicia robustalis (Guenée, 1854). C. India. 
Simplicia turpatalis (Walker, [1859]). Sri Lanka. 
Simplicia zanclonathalis (Strand, 1920). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Simplicia schaldusalis Walker, [1859]. India
Simplicia marginata Moore, 1882 is treated as a synonym for Simplicia mistacalis (Guenée, 1854).
  1. Bocana schaldusalis Walker, [1859]. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 16:  180; TL: Borneo, Sarawak. Text at
  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. 35, # 2794. 
  3. Simplicia trilinea Bethune-Baker, 1908. Novit. Zool. 15: 205; TL: British New Guinea, Dinawa Text at 
  4. Holloway, J. D. 2008. The Moths of Borneo. Part 17.Family Noctuidae, subfamilies Rivulinae, Phytometrinae, Herminiinae, Hypeninae and Hypenodinae. Malayan Nature J. 60 (1-4) : 1-268. 119, f. 285, pl. 5 
  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. Part 2. Pl. 2/25.

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Anonymous. 2022. Simplicia schaldusalis (Walker, [1859]). 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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