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Solus drepanoides (Moore, [1866]) – Hooktip Solus

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Solus medogiana Brechlin, 2015 from Medog, Tibet (forewings less falcate), Solus parvifenestrata Bryk, 1944  from NE Myanmar (

  1. OD: Cricula drepanoides Moore, F. 1865 [1866]. On the lepidopterous insects of Bengal. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Pp. 755—823. Pg. 817. Text at TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal.  
  2. Hampson, G.F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae, # 31, pg 29.
  3. International Barcode of Life Project. [accessed 19 May 2016]
  4. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). [accessed 19 May 2016]

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Anonymous. 2022. Solus drepanoides (Moore, [1866]) – Hooktip Solus. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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