Dysaethria quadricaudata (Walker, 1861) -

Taxonomic Information

Similiar species:

Dysaethria Turner, 1911 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Dysaethria flavistriga (Warren, 1901). NE Himalaya; Nepal. 

Dysaethria fulvihamata (Hampson, 1912). Sri Lanka. 

Dysaethria grisea (Warren, 1896). India.

Dysaethria lilacina (Moore, [1887]). India.

Dysaethria nigrifrons (Hampson, 1896). Myanmar.
Dysaethria quadricaudata (Walker, 1861). India. 

Dysaethria rhagavata (Walker), Sri Lanka. NE India

Dysaethria rhagavolita Holloway, 1998. NE India?

Dysaethria scopocera (Hampson, 1896). Sri Lanka; S. India.

Dysaethria suisharyonis (Strand, 1916). Himalayas.

Dysaethria erasaria (Christoph, 1881). India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. Erosia quadricaudata Walker, 1861. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, 23: 847. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso2224brit/page/847/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Erosia varisaria Walker, 1861; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 23: 848. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso2224brit/page/848/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg 127, #3049 as Epiplema quadricaudata.  
  4. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-8/epipleminae/epipleminae_9_25.php
  5. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=208347 [accessed 04 August 2021]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Dysaethria quadricaudata (Walker, 1861) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/dysaethria-quadricaudata, accessed 2024/04/14.