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Rivula bioculalis Moore, 1877

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
Rivula Guenée, [1845] species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Rivula aequalis (Walker, 1863). S. India; Sri Lanka.
Rivula albistriga (Hampson, 1893). Sri Lanka.
Rivula anaemica Hampson, 1926. Himachal Pradesh. 
Rivula auripalpis (Butler, 1889). Himachal Pradesh.
Rivula basalis Hampson, 1891. S. India; Sri Lanka.
Rivula bioculalis Moore, 1877. India; Sri Lanka.
Rivula cognata Hampson, 1912. W. & S. India; Sri Lanka.
Rivula curvifera (Walker, 1862). W. & S. India; Sri Lanka.
Rivula cyanepuncta Hampson, 1907. Bhutan. 
Rivula leucosticta Swinhoe, 1895. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Rivula microcyma Hampson, 1926. Assam. 
Rivula microsticta Hampson, 1926. Bhutan. 
Rivula niveipuncta Swinhoe, 1905. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Rivula pallida Moore, 1882. Kolkata, West Bengal; Sri Lanka.
Rivula plumipes Hampson, 1907. Sri Lanka.
Rivula striatura Swinhoe, 1895. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Rivula sericealis (Scopoli, 1763). India; Sri Lanka. Rivula ochracea (Moore, 1882) is a treated as synonym. 
Rivula simulatrix Hampson, 1912. Sri Lanka.
Rivula trilineata Moore, 1888. Himalayas.
  1. OD: Rivula bioculalis Moore, 1877. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London (3): 614; TL: Andamans Is., Port Blair. Text at
  2. Moore, F. 1884-7. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon, Vol 3. pg. 253. 
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. pgs 334-335, #2102. 
  4. Holloway, J. D. 2008. Moths of Borneo 17. Family Noctuidae, subfamilies Rivulinae, Phytometrinae, Herminiinae, Hypeninae and Hypenodinae Malayan Nature J. 60 (1-4) : 1-268. pg. 8, pl. 9/5. 
  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. Pl. 5/45-46. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Rivula bioculalis Moore, 1877. 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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