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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Boarmiini > Biston

Biston strigaria (Moore, 1879)

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List of Biston known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Biston bengaliaria (Guenee, 1858). India: Bengal.
Biston betularia coagnataria (Guenée, [1858]). India: Western Himalayas, Solan, Simla, Kharapathar, Sarahan, Himachal Pradesh.
Biston contectaria Walker, 1863. India: Canara, Karnataka.
Biston falcata (Warren, 1893). India: Sikkim.
Biston mediolata Jiang, Xue & Han, 201. India: Mizoram.
Biston panterianaria panterianaria (Bremer & Grey, 1853). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Biston porphyria (Butler, 1889). India: Kangara district, Himachal Pradesh.
Biston regalis regalis (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Biston sinuata Hampson, 1895. India: Sikkim.
Biston suppressaria suppressaria (Guenee, [1858]). India: Central India.
References:
  1. OD: Buzara strigaria Moore, 1879. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. Pg. 416. TL: Sri Lanka. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/90455#page/160/mode/1up 
  2. Moore, F. 1884-7. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon, Vol 3. Pl. 188, 1, 1a. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9340443#page/691/mode/1up
  3. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi (2021). An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Image 187.
  4. Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, T. Karmakar & K. Kunte. 2021. Moth diversity (Lepidoptera) of Shendurney and Ponmudi in Agastyamalai Biosphere Reserve, Kerala, India: an update. Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(3): 166-178. Pl. 3/53. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Biston strigaria (Moore, 1879). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/358247/Biston-strigaria
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