Psyra angulifera Walker, 1867 -

Taxonomic Information

Similar species:
 
P. cuneata. Hampson,1895 only difference is the ground colour which is purplish fuscous in angulifera and yellowish brown in cuneata. Hampson states in the eastern form, similaria (now treated as a species), bright yellow.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometrida, pg 222, # 3289.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal.  pl. 11/2 erroneously mentioned as annulifera.
  3. Mallick, K., Dey, R., Bandyopadhyay, U., Mazumder, A., Gayen, S., Ali, M., Das, G.N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K., Gupta, S.K. and Uniyal, V.P., 2022. Taxonomy and ecology of genus Psyra Walker, 1860 (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) from Indian Himalaya. Plos one, 17(4), p.e0266100.
  4. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=396711 [accessed 14 Oct 2015]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Psyra angulifera Walker, 1867 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/psyra-angulifera, accessed 2024/06/24.