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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Noctuidae > Plusiinae > Argyrogrammatini > Chrysodeixis

Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Doubleday, 1843)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
West Bengal
All states
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 eriosoma Doubleday, 1843. In: Dieffenbach, Trav. New Zealand 2: 285.
  2. Plusia verticillata Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Insectes, Spec. gen. Lepid. 6: 344. 
  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.569, # 2663, Fig. 321 as Plusia eriosoma
  4. Chrysodeixis eriosoma Doubleday. Holloway, 1976: 32, 1977: 81.
  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 44/24. 
  6. Twinkle, P.R. Shashank and Chattopadhyay, P.C., 2018. Taxonomy of agriculturally important plusiinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Indian Journal of Entomology, 80(3), pp.748-760.
  7. 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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Pal, S. 2022. Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Doubleday, 1843). 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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