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Anydrelia distorta Hampson, (1895)

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West Bengal
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Similiar species:
Anydrelia Prout, 1938 species known from India.
Anydrelia distorta (Hampson,1895) (Hydrelia). India; Nepal. 
Anydrelia dharmsalae (Butler, 1883) (Ephyra). India (Himachal Pradesh). 

Anydrelia dharmsalae (Butler, 1883). Prout (1938) stated that this might be a synonym of A. distorta. However, still listed as a valid species by The Forum Herbulot, and till further investigation, we treat these as separate taxon
OD : Ephyra dharmsalae Butler, 1883. Proceedings of the general meetings for scientific business of the Zoological Society of London, 1883 pg 169. Text at
Venusia dharmsalae, FBI, Moths of India, Vol 3 pg 417 #3835
Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1934. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Supplement 4 pg 177 & Pl 16f.  
  1. Hydrelia distorta 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. 414, #3825.
  2. Seitz, A. (Ed). 1934. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Supplement 4 pp. 1-248. Pg 177. Text at
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 6/32. 
  4. Xue, D. and Scoble, M.J., 2002. A review of the genera associated with the tribe Asthenini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Larentiinae). Bulletin of the Natural History Museum: Entomology Series, 71(1), pp.77-133. Text at

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Anonymous. 2022. Anydrelia distorta Hampson, (1895). 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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