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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Noctuidae > Plusiinae > Argyrogrammatini > Chrysodeixis

Chrysodeixis permissa (Walker, 1858)

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Similiar species:
Chrysodeixis Hübner, 1821 species known from India.
Chrysodeixis acuta (Walker, 1858)
. India (West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu). 

Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789). India (West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu). 

Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Doubleday, 1843). India. 

Chrysodeixis minutus Dufay, 1970. India (Kerala).

Chrysodeixis permissa (Walker, 1858). India (Karnataka, Kerala).

Notes: Chrysodeixis acuta (Walker, 1858) and Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Doubleday, 1843) are similar species and are best separated by examining male genitalia. 
  1. OD: Plusia permissa Walker, 1858. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, Vol 15, pg. 1786. Text at
  2. Phytometra permissa Walker In: Hampson, G. F. 1913. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalanae in the British Museum, Vol 13, pg. 497, #8328 & fig 123. Text at
  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. Pg. 571, #2670 as Plusia permissa
  4. Behounek, G. and Ronkay, L., 1999. On the taxonomy and biogeography of the Plusiinae of south-east Asia (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Plusiinae). Spixiana, 22, pp.109-142. Pg. 136, Pl. 1, fig 9. Text at Plate at
  5. Muddasar*, Venkateshalu & Patil, S., 2020. Taxonomy of plusiinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) collected from vegetable ecosystem of Karnataka. Journal of Entomological Research, 44(3), pp.439-448. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Chrysodeixis permissa (Walker, 1858). 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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