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Lygniodes hypoleuca Guenée, 1852

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:
Lygniodes Guenée, 1852 species known from India. 
Lygniodes ciliata Moore, 1867. India: Bengal (TL).
Lygniodes endoleucus (Guérin-Méneville, [1844]). NE Himalaya; Myanamar.
Lygniodes hypoleuca Guenée, 1852. Bangladesh (Sylhet: TL); India: Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh; Nagaland, Manipur; Nepal. 
Lygniodes vampyurs (Fabricius, 1794). S. India; Sri Lanka.
  1. OD: Lygniodes hypoleuca Guenée, 1852; In: Boisduval and Guenée. Hist. nat. Insectes (Lepid). 7:125. Pl 16: 5 (TL: Sylhet, Bangaldesh).
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 463, # 2411. Listed as Agonista hypoleuca. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 88/1-2.
  4. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae. Pl. 29/2-6, Pg. 104. 
  5.  [accessed 15 November 2017].
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Note: This genus displays sexual dimorphism. Females of hypoleuca and endoleucus are difficult to separate. Underside of wings support identification in both sexes.

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Anonymous. 2022. Lygniodes hypoleuca Guenée, 1852. 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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