Rusicada lineosa (Walker, 1865) -

Taxonomic Information

Rusicada Walker, 1858 species known from India. 
Rusicada albitibia (Walker, [1858]). Sri Lanka. 
Rusicada combinans (Walker, [1858]). Sri Lanka; India. 
Rusicada fulvida (Guenée, 1852). Sri Lanka; India. 
Rusicada leucolopha (Prout, 1928). India: NE Himalaya. 
Rusicada lineosa (Walker, 1865). India. 
Rusicada metaxantha (Walker, [1858]).Nepal; India: NE Himalaya. 
Rusicada nigritarsis Walker, [1858]. Sri Lanka; India. 
Rusicada prima (Swinhoe, 1920). India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. OD: Gonitis lineosa Walker, 1865; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 33: 862; TL: Hindostan. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso3334brit/page/862/mode/1up?view=theater 
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo., Pl. 89/2. As Anomis lineosa.
  3. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/scoliopterygini/scoliopterygini_5.php. Classifies this species as Rusicada with a key to Indo-Australian species.
 

Other Notes

Similiar species: Rusicada albitibia (Walker, [1858])
https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/scoliopterygini/scoliopterygini_5.php lists a key to Indo-Australian Rusicada species.

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Rusicada lineosa (Walker, 1865) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.62. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/rusicada-lineosa, accessed 2023/11/29.