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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Eupterotidae > Eupterotinae > Eupterotini > Apona

Apona shevaroyensis Moore, 1884

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Apona plumosa Moore, 1872
  1. 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 527 p - 333 fig. Pg. 53, # 66.
  2. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=378490 [accessed 16 March 2021]

Apona plumosa has the medial line on forewing curved below the costa. Forwing outer area beyond the postmedial lacks a waved line. 

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 527 p - 333 fig. Pg 53, # 67. 
  2. http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=378491 [accessed 06 July 2017] for shevaroyensis.
  3. Moore, F. 1884-7. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon, Vol 3. Plate at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9340848 [accessed 06 July 2017]

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Anonymous. 2021. Apona shevaroyensis Moore, 1884. 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/356072/Apona-shevaroyensis
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