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Eois dissimilis (Moore, [1887])

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Eois versimilis Prout, 1992 is a extralimital species, similar to dissimilis but antennae in male of Eois versimilis has pectinnations while in dissimilis it is simple.

Eois Hübner, 1818 species known from India.
Eois dissimilis (Moore, [1887]) (Pseudasthena). India: Tamil Nadu, Kerala; Sri Lanka. 
Eois gratalaria (Walker, 1861) (Hyria). India (NE India); Sri Lanka. 
Eois ingrataria ingrataria (Warren, 1898) (Psilocambogia). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).  
Eois lunulosa lunulosa (Moore, [1887]) (Pseudasthena). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills), Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Sikkim; Sri Lanka. 
Eois memorata (Walker, 1861) (Pomasia). India; Nepal. 
Eois phaneroscia Prout, 1922.  India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills), Assam (Tezpur). 
Eois plicata (Moore, 1888) (Bardanes). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling). 
  1. OD: Pseudasthena dissimilis Moore, [1887]. Lep. Ceylon. 3: 450, Pl. 199/7. Text at Plate at
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 419, # 3840. Listed as Cambogia dissimilis
  3. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920 Image 47. 


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Anonymous. 2022. Eois dissimilis (Moore, [1887]). 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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