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Drepana pallida Moore, 1879

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At the end of the forewing cell there are two spots - a upper and lower spot (the lower spot is noticeably further out). In Drepana dispilata both spots are large. In D. pallida the upper spot is very small and rather indistinct.
References:
  1. Hampson, G. 1892. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae, # 708, pg 334.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl 1/13.
  3. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website).
    http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=374270 [accessed 13 October 2016]
  4. Watson, A. 1968. The Taxonomy off the Drepaninae represented in China, with an account of their world distribution (Lepidoptera:Drepanidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology Supplement 12. Pg 105.
  5. Wikipedia contributors. Drepana pallida [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; 2016 Aug 19, 06:34 UTC [cited 2016 Aug 19]. Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Drepana_pallida&oldid=735203987.
  6. OD: Drepana pallida Moore, 1879; Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (1): 84TL: Darjeeling

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Anonymous. 2021. Drepana pallida Moore, 1879. 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/355841/Drepana-pallida
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