Chalcosia albata Moore, 1879 -

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Chalcosia albata -


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  1. OD: Chalcosia albata Moore, F. (1879). Descriptions of new Genera and Species of Asiatic Lepidoptera Heterocera. Proceedings of Zoological Society, London. Pp. 387-416. Pg 390. Type locality: Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh. 
  2. Yen, S., G. S. Robinson & D. L. J. Quicke (2005). The phylogenetic relationships of Chalcosiinae (Lepidoptera, Zygaenoidea, Zygaenidae).  Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 33/aa as Chalcosia albara. 

Sometimes considered as a subspecies of Chalcosia pectnicornis/auxo. Phylogeny needed to clarify status as valid species, but species matches albata OD from Dharmsala in Himachal Pradesh.

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Chalcosia albata Moore, 1879 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/chalcosia-albata, accessed 2024/03/03.