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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Lymantriinae > Orgyiini > Dasychira

Dasychira cinctata Moore, 1879

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Arunachal Pradesh
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Dasychira postfusca has darker brown forewings and brown hindwing.
  1. Dasychira cinctata Moore, 1879. Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (1): 59; TL: Darjiling. Text at 
  2. Orgyia cinctata Swinhoe, 1923, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (9) 11 (64): 402. Text at
  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. 449, # 1002
  4. Bryk, F. 1934. Lepidopterorum Catalogus, Lymantriidae, 62: 441 pp. W. Junk, Berlin. 
  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 54/6. As Calliteara cinctata
Note: Placement in Dasychira Hübner, 1809 provisional. Some authors place this in Calliteara

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Anonymous. 2022. Dasychira cinctata Moore, 1879. 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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