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Pingasa rufofasciata Moore, 1888

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
List of known Pingasa from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Pingasa alba alba Swinhoe, 1891. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Pingasa chlora chlora (Stoll, 1782). India: Indian Himalaya.
Pingasa crenaria (Guenée, 1858). India: Central India.
Pingasa dispensata dispensata (Walker, 1860). India: North India.
Pingasa elutriata Prout, 1916. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Pingasa lariaria (Walker, 1860). India: Bengal.
Pingasa pseudoterpinaria gracilis Prout, 1916. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Pingasa pseudoterpinaria tephrosiaria Guenée, 1858. India: NW Himalaya. 
Pingasa rubicunda Warren, 1894. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Pingasa rufofasciata Moore, 1888. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh.
Pingasa ruginaria ruginaria (Guenée, [1858]). India: North India.
Pingasa ruginaria andamanica Prout, 1916. India: South Andaman, Port Blair.
Pingasa subviridis Warren, 1896. India: Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.
Pingasa venusta Warren, 1894. India: Sikkim.

Unconfirmed records
Pingasa multispurcata Prout, 1913. An African species.
  1. OD: Pingasa rufofasciata Moore, 1888. Descr. New. Indian Lepid insects Colln Atkn. 3:247 (TL: Darjeeling). 
  2. Pingasa rufofasciata, Moore, In: Cotes & Swinhoe ,1888. Cat. Moths Ind. (4), p. 507. 
  3. Seitz, A. (Ed.). Macro. Lep. World. Vol. 12, pg. 48, Pl. 5e. 
  4. Han, H. & Xue, D. 2011. Fauna Sinica (Insecta Vol. 54, Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Geometrinae). Science Press, Beijing. 787 pp. Pl. 10/16. 
  5. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Pl. 16/415.
Notes: From key in Han & Xue (20011; Seitz Vol. 12). Postmedial line not arched,serrate, slightly to strongly. Outer postmedial line diffused with distinct pink-brown, red-brown or yellow-brown scales. Lacks yellow below. Below, the marginal border is largely obsolete, and grey, rather than black, and present near the apex. Wing has underside white, occasionally diffused with little grey or black-brown.

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Anonymous. 2022. Pingasa rufofasciata Moore, 1888. 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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