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Dipterygina indica (Moore, 1867)

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Similiar species:
Dipterygina Sugi, 1954 species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Dipterygina multistriata (Warren, 1912) (Dipterygia). India: Sikkim; Nepal. 
Dipterygina indica (Moore, 1867) (Dipterygia). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling: TL), Meghalaya (Garo Hills), Nilgiris; Nepal. 
Dypterygia cristifera Hampson, 1893. Sri Lanka (TL). 
Dypterygia nicea (Swinhoe, 1901) (Xanthoptera). India (Andaman Is.).
  1. OD: Dipterygia indica Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1867: 51; TL: Darjeeling. Text at
  2. Dipterygia nocturna Hampson, 1891; Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8: 15, 78, pl. 145, f. 19; TL: Nilgiri. Text at Plate at
  3. Dipterygia nocturna; 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 235, #1800.
  4. Dipterygia indica; Hampson, 1908, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7: 69, pl. 109, f. 15. Text at Plate at for key to Dipterygia species.
  5. Dipterygia indica; Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1912. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol 11, pg. 122 & fig 15g. Text at Plate at
  6. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 62/35.
  7. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls. Pl. 44/20-21. For tribal placement. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Dipterygina indica (Moore, 1867). 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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