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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Syntomini > Ceryx

Ceryx diptera (Fabricius, 1775)

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Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
  1. OD: Zygaena diptera Fabricius, 1775. Syst. Ent. 555. TL: Sri Lanka. 
  2. Hampson, G.F. 1898. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Vol. 1. pg. 36, # 12, Fig. 15. Text at
  3. Sphinx atereus Stoll, [1782]. Aanhangsel van het werk, De uitlandsche kapellen : voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen Asia, Africa en America. pg. 240. 
  4. Syntomis incipiens Walker, [1865]. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum., 31: 68. Text at
  5. Singh, N. ,Joshi, R.,Kirti, J. S.,Bisht, S. S., & H. S. Param. 2021. A catalogue of Indian Arctiinae (Erebidae, Lepidoptera). Zootaxa 5058 (1): 001–118. Lists Syntomis incipiens Walker, [1865] as a synonym.

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Anonymous. 2022. Ceryx diptera (Fabricius, 1775). 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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