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Eressa confinis (Walker, 1854)

Junior synonym: Amata musa. Synomized with Eressa confinis (Obraztsov, N. S., 1954).  Best separated by others in the genus by male genitalia.
Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
List of Eressa Walker, 1854 known from India.
Eressa affinis Moore, 1877. India (Andamans, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, West Bengal, Nagaland).
Eressa aperiens (Walker, 1864). India (Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris), Meghalaya).
Eressa buddha Zerny, 1931. India (Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris), Assam).
Eressa confinis (Walker, 1854). India (NW Himalayas, Assam, Sikkim, West Bengal, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, South India, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Bihar, Maharashtra, Tripura).
Eressa discinota (Moore, 1879). India (Meghalaya).
Eressa ichneumoniformis Rothschild, 1910. India (Meghalaya).
Eressa lepcha (Moore, 1879). India (Sikkim, West Bengal).
Eressa nigra (Hampson, 1892), India (Himachal Pradesh).
Eressa simplex Rothschild, 1910. India (Himachal Pradesh).
Eressa vespa Hampson, 1898. India; Myanmar.
Eressa vespoides Rothschild, 1910. India (Meghalaya).
  1. Obraztsov, N. S. 1954. Notes on Eressa confinis and allied species with description of a new species and new subspecies (Ctenuchidae). The Lepidopterists’ News. Vol. 8. No. 5 Pp. 135-139

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Pal, S. 2022. Eressa confinis (Walker, 1854). 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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