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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Periergosinae > Gangarides

Gangarides vittipalpis (Walker, 1869)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Gangarides Moore, 1866 species known from India (Chandra et al. 2018).
Gangarides dharma Moore, 1866. India (TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal).
Gangarides roseus (Walker, 1865). India (Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman Islands); Nepal; Myanmar. 
Gangarides vittipalpis (Walker, 1869).  India (Uttar Pradesh (TL: Varanasi), Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland); Myanmar, Nepal. 
Gangarides rufinus Schintlmeister, 1997. India (Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram).

  1. OD: Lonomia vittipalpis Walker, 1869. Characters undescr. Lepid. Heterocera: 90; TL: N.India, Varanasi. Text at
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl 128/12. 
  3. Schintlmeister, A. & A. Pinratana. 2006. Moths of Thailand, Volume 5: Notodontidae. Pg. 43. No. 19. Pl. 5/19.
  4. Chandra, K., Mazumder, A., Sanyal, A.K., Ash, A., Bandyopadhyay, U., Mallick, K. & A. Raha, A., 2018. Catalogue of Indian Notodontidae Stephens, 1829 (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Zootaxa, 4505 (1): 1-84.
Note: Gangarides vittipalpis has more dentate forewing margin and many transverse pale brown fascia (Schintlmeister & Pinratana, 2006). 

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Anonymous. 2022. Gangarides vittipalpis (Walker, 1869). 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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