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Nacna malachitis (Oberthür, 1880)

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Some confusion on status of the very similar Nacna splendens Moore, 1888. Yutaka lists splendens as a junior synonym of malachitis. But Lepindex, Moths of Nepal lists this as a separate species.

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  4. Hampson, G. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. # 1964, Pg. 294

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Anonymous. 2022. Nacna malachitis (Oberthür, 1880). 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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