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Hirasa scripturaria (Walker, 1866)

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List of Hirasa known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Hirasa aerus (Butler, 1880). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Hirasa contubernalis Moore, 1888. India: Khasi Hills, Shillong, Meghalaya.
Hirasa imaginata (Prout, 1931). India: Sikkim, Tonglo, 10000ft.
Hirasa licheneus (Oberthür, 1886).
Hirasa muscosaria muscosaria (Walker, 1866). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Hirasa muscosaria sempervirens (Prout, 1915). India: NW Himalayas.
Hirasa plagiochorda Prout, 1927. Myanmar (upper); India: Hapare, Khasis, Meghalaya.
Hirasa scripturaria scripturaria  (Walker, 1866). India: Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
  1. Tephrosia scripturaria Walker, 1866. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 35: 1590; TL: Java. 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. 282, #3460 as Boarmia scripturaria
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pg. 52, Plate 37, #15 
  4. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 89.16. 
  5. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 336.

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Anonymous. 2022. Hirasa scripturaria (Walker, 1866). 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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