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Peridea sikkima (Moore, 1879)

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Junior synonym: Peridea moorei (Hampson, 1893). While many websites and sources list this species as Peridea moorei, the description by Moore, 1879 precedes that by Hampson, 1893, hence the former name takes precedence.

List of Peridea Stephens, 1828 known from India.
Peridea moorei moorei (Hampson, 1892), India (West Bengal, NE India); Nepal.
Peridea swata Kiriakoff, 1974, India (Uttarakhand); Nepal; Pakistan.
References: [accessed 06 July 2017]

OD: Notodonta sikkima Moore, 1879; Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (1): 68; TL: Sikkim at [accessed 06 July 2017]

Hampson, G. 1892. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg. 163, # 291.

Schintlmeister, A. & A. Pinratana. 2006. Moths of Thailand, Volume 5: Notodontidae. Pl 25/185.  

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Anonymous. 2022. Peridea sikkima (Moore, 1879). 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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