Dalima schistacearia Moore, [1868] -

Taxonomic Information

Dalima Moore, [1868] species known from India. 
Dalima apicata Moore, [1868]. India: West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland.
Dalima calamina (Butler, 1880). India:West Bengal (Darjeeling), Arunachal Pradesh.
Dalima gigantea Swinhoe, 1897. India: Meghalaya (Jaintia Hills), North India.
Dalima intricata Warren, 1893. Bhutan; India: Meghalaya (Khasis), Arunachal Pradesh.
Dalima latitans (Warren, 1893). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Himalaya.
Dalima lucens (Warren, 1893). India: Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh.
Dalima metachromata (Walker, 1862). India: Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Nagaland. Previously placed in Erebabraxas
Dalima nubilata Hampson, 1895. India: Nagas, 6000ft, Nagaland.
Dalima patularia (Walker, 1860). India: North India; Nepal.
Dalima schistacearia Moore, 1868. India: West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal.
Dalima spontaneata (Walker, 1862). India: West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh. Previously placed in Heterobraxas
Dalima truncataria (Moore, [1868]). India: West Bengal, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Nagaland.
Dalima vulpinaria (Moore, [1888]). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh421
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total4231
  1. Dalima schistacearia Moore, [1868]. On the Lepidopterous insects of Bengal. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Pg 615.
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae pg. 239, #3335
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo Pl 9/4.
  4. jpmoth.org. Digital Moths of Asia. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/85_GEOMETROIDEA/04_GEOMETRIDAE/02_Ennominae/075_Dalima/Dalima%20schistacearia/Dalima%20schistacearia.htm [accessed 03 February 2017] Typical form is more purplish brown.
  5. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=274434 [accessed 03 February 2017]
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Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Dalima schistacearia Moore, [1868] – . 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/dalima-schistacearia, accessed 2024/03/03.