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Cassephyra cyanosticta (Hampson, 1907)

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Cassephyra Holloway, [1994] species known from India.
Cassephyra lamprosticta (Hampson, 1895). NE Himalaya, SE Asia. 
Cassephyra cyanosticta (Hampson, 1907). India (Tamil Nadu, Karnataka). 
  1. OD: Hypephyra cyanosticta Hampson, 1907. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society, Vol 18 (1), pg. 31, #3278a & Pl E fig 42.TL: Travancore. Text at Plate at
  2. Holloway, J. D. [1994]. The moths of Borneo Part 11, Family Geometridae: Subfamilies Ennominae. Malayan Nature Journal 47: 1–309. 
  3. Das, A., Mazumder, A., Pathania, P. C. and Singh, N., 2020. Insecta: Lepidoptera (Moths). In: Faunal Diversity of Biogeographic Zones of India: Western Ghats: 535-569 (Published by the Director, Zool. Surv. India, Kolkata). Lists Cassephyra lamprosticta (Hampson, 1895) and Cassephyra cyanosticta (Hampson, 1907) from the Western Ghats though Cassephyra lamprosticta (Hampson, 1895) is known to occur in NE Himalaya. 
Note: Holloway [1994] states that Cassephyra lamprosticta (Hampson, 1895) and Cassephyra cyanosticta (Hampson, 1907) (and other taxon in this genus from the Indo-Australian tropics), with similar fascies needs investigation for their validity as separate taxon.
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Anonymous. 2022. Cassephyra cyanosticta (Hampson, 1907). 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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