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Erygia spissa (Guenée, 1852)

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Tamil Nadu
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Similiar species:
Erygia Guenée, 1852 species known from India
Erygia apicalis Guenée, 1852. Indo-Australian tropics.
Erygia precedens (Walker, 1858). Indo-Australian tropics. 
Erygia reflectifascia Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris.
Erygia sigillata Butler, 1889. India: Himachal Pradesh (Dharmsala). 
Erygia spissa (Guenée, 1852). Indian subcontinent. 
  1. OD: Felinia spissa Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Insectes, Spec. gén. Lépid. 7: 322.
  2. Felinia spissata Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Insectes, Spec. gén. Lépid. 7: 400.
  3. Briarda decens Walker, [1858] 1857. List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 13: 1098.
  4. 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 469 #2425 as Polydesma spissa. 
  5. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 261 pp. + 45 pls. pl. 22/23-24 as Felinia spissa.
  6. for apicalis, spissa and precedens.

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Anonymous. 2022. Erygia spissa (Guenée, 1852). 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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