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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Pyralidae > Epipaschiinae > Arcanusa

Arcanusa sinuosa (Moore, 1888)

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Arcanusa apexiarcanusa Wang, Chen & Wu, 2017 is a similar, extralimital species. 
  1. OD: Scopocera sinuosa Moore, 1888. Descriptions of Indian Lepidoptera Heterocera from the collection of the late Mr. W. S. Atkinson., pg 203, & Pl 7 fig 3. TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. Text at Plate at
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg 122 #4462 as Stericta sinuosa Moore. 
  3. Wang, M., Chen, F., Zhu, C. & Wu, C., 2017. Two new genera and three new species of Epipaschiinae Meyrick from China (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae). ZooKeys, (722): 87-99.
  4. Wang, M. & Chen, F., 2018. Three new species and a new combination of Stericta Lederer from China (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Epipaschiinae). Zoological Systematics, 43(2): 190–195. DOI : 10.11865/zs.201817 

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Anonymous. 2022. Arcanusa sinuosa (Moore, 1888). 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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