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Dichagyris flammatra (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

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Similiar species:
Dichagyris Lederer, 1857 species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Dichagyris antevolans Gyulai, 2021. Nepal. 
Dichagyris flammatra (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775). India. 
Dichagyris herculea (Corti & Draudt, 1933). N. India; Nepal.
Dichagyris himalayensis Turati, 1933. Himalayas.  
Dichagyris kautti Varga, 1996. Himachal Pradesh.
Dichagyris ochrocosta Gyulai, 2021. Bhutan. 
Dichagyris refulgens (Warren, 1909). Kashmir; Tibet. 
Dichagyris sugii Hreblay & Ronkay, 1998. Nepal. 
Dichagyris stentzi (Lederer, 1853). India; Nepal; Pakistan. 
Dichagyris triangularis (Moore, 1867). India; Nepal; Bhutan. 
  1. OD: Noctua flammatra Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775. Ank. syst. Schmett. Wienergegend: 80; TL: Vienna region. Text at (in German). 
  2. Agrotis basiclavis Walker, [1857]. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 10: 346; TL: "Hindostan". Text at 
  3. Kapur, A.P. & Arora, G.S., 1967. Taxonomic studies on some Indian species of the genus Agrotis Ochsenheimer and allied genera (Noctuidae, Lepidoptera). Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 65(1-4), pp.89-166.Pg. 119. 
  4. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 144/13.
  5. Komal, J., Shashank, P.R., Sondhi, S., Madan S., Sondhi, Y., Meshram, N.M., Anooj, S.S. 2021. Moths (Insecta: Lepidoptera) of Delhi, India: An illustrated checklist based on museum specimens and surveys. Biodiversity Data Journal 9: e73997. Fig. 23b. 
Note: Dichagyris herculea (Corti & Draudt, 1933), known from N. India and Nepal is best separated by comparing genitalia and/or molecular phylogeny.

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Anonymous. 2022. Dichagyris flammatra (Denis & Schiffermüller, 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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