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Gonodontis clelia (Cramer, [1780])

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Similiar species:
Gonodontis Hübner, [1823] species known from India.
Gonodontis aethocrypta Prout, 1926. NE Himalaya. 
Gonodontis clelia (Cramer, [1780]). India: S. India, Tamil Nadu (Coromandel: TL), Andaman Is.; Sri Lanka. 
Gonodontis pallida (Butler, 1880). India. 

Gonodontis pallida (Butler, 1880) is paler, while Gonodontis clelia (Cramer, [1780]) is more reddish.
OD: Orsonoba pallida Butler, 1880; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 6 (32): 125. Text at
  1. OD: Phalaena clelia Cramer, [1780]. Uitl. Kapellen 3 (23-24): 172, 174, pl. 288, f. B, C; TL: Coromandel
  2. Hampson, G. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg 212, # 3262.  
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Anonymous. 2022. Gonodontis clelia (Cramer, [1780]). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.21. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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