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Cusiala boarmoides Moore, [1887]

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Similiar species:
Cusiala Moore, [1867] species known from India.
Cusiala boarmoides Moore, [1,887]. Throughout India. 
Cusiala raptaria Walker, 1860. S. India; Sri Lanka.

Vide Hampson, (1895), Cusiala raptaria has curved postmedial beyond cell on HW, while boarmoides has angled postmedial. Both species display polymorphism. 

  1. OD: Cusiala boarmoides Moore, 1887. Lepid Ceylon 3 (13): 407. TL: Darjeeling. Text at
  2. Tephrosia angulata Hampson, 1891. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. Part 8: 107, Pl. 150/7. Text at Plate at
  3. 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 figs.Pg. 248, # 3361. As Biston boarmioides
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1998. Moths of Nepal. Part 5. TINEA. Vol. 15 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 131/11. 
Note: Displays polymorphism. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Cusiala boarmoides 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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