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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Lymantriinae > Nygmiini > Sphrageidus

Sphrageidus simlensis (Gupta, 1986)

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Sphrageidus Maes, 1984 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Sphrageidus simlensis (Gupta, 1986) (Porthesia). India: Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh (TL: Shimla).
Sphrageidus similis (Fuessly, 1775) (Phalaena). India: Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh; Sri Lanka. 
Sphrageidus xanthorrhoea (Kollar, 1848) (Liparis). India: Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand; Nepal; Sri Lanka (TL). 
  1. OD: Porthesia simlensis Gupta,1986. Reichenbachia, 24:107-108
  2. Wang, H., Wahlberg, N., Holloway, J.D., Bergsten, J., Fan, X., Janzen, D.H., Hallwachs, W., Wen, L., Wang, M. and Nylin, S., 2015. Molecular phylogeny of Lymantriinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Erebidae) inferred from eight gene regions. Cladistics, 31(6), pp.579-592. For generic placement in Sphrageidus and tribal placement in Nygmiini.
  3. Kaleka, A.S., D. Singh & G. Bali. 2020. Present status of the genus Sphrageidus Maes, 1984 (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Lymantriinae) from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12. 16153-16160. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Sphrageidus simlensis (Gupta, 1986). 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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