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Hysterura multifaria (Swinhoe, [1890])

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Hysterura Warren, 1895 species known from India
Hysterura cervinaria Moore, 1868
Hysterura multifaria (Swinhoe, [1890]) 

Hysterura cervinaria Moore, 1868 and Hysterura multifaria (Swinhoe, [1890]) listed in The Forum Herbulot as valid species.
Hysterura cervinaria Moore, 1868.
Hysterura cervinaria Moore, 1868. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Pg. 664.
FBI, Hampson, Vol. 3, pg. 361, #3668. Listed as Cidaria cervinaria with Cidaria multifaria as synonym.
Seitz, Vol. 12, pl. 31c for cervinaria.
Hysterura cervinaria Moore, 1868 has complete Y-shaped mark on FW.
  1. OD: Cidaria multifaria Swinhoe, C. 1889. On New Indian Lepidoptera, chiefly Heterocera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Pp. 396-432, Pg. 429, pl. 44/9. TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. Text at 
  2. Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1914. Macro. Lep. 4, pg. 206, pl. 12a. Seitz, Vol. 12, pl. 31d for multifaria. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 6/20. 
  4. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 99.21 

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Anonymous. 2022. Hysterura multifaria (Swinhoe, [1890]). 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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