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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Saturniidae > Saturniinae > Saturniini > Solus

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

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
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Arunachal Pradesh
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Similiar species:
Solus medogiana Brechlin, 2015 from Medog, Tibet (forewings less falcate), Solus parvifenestrata Bryk, 1944  from NE Myanmar (http://www2.nrm.se/en/lep_nrm/p/solus_parvifenestrata.html).

References:
  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 https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28497758#page/929/mode/1up. TL: Darjeeling.  
  2. Hampson, G. 1892. 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. http://www.lepbarcoding.org/saturnidae/species.php?region=1&id=41990 [accessed 19 May 2016]
  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=212645 [accessed 19 May 2016]

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Anonymous. 2021. Solus drepanoides (Moore, [1866]) – Hooktip Solus. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355646/Solus-drepanoides
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