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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Nudariina > Hemonia

Hemonia orbiferana Walker, 1863

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
List of Hemonia Walker, 1863 known from India.
Hemonia orbiferana Walker, 1863, India (Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Andamans, Mizoram, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu).
Hemonia rotundata (Snellen, 1879), India (Mizoram, Assam); Sri Lanka.

Hemonia orbiferana male has ciliate antennae. Hemonia rotundata male has bipectinnate antennae.
  1. OD: Heminia [sic] orbiferana Walker, 1863, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 28: 426.
  4. Shubhalaxmi, V. 2018. Birdwing Field Guide to Indian Moths. Pg. 131, Plate 36/3.
  5. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2015. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 1 Pg 179.
  6. 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. 91, #1383, Fig. 52.

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Anonymous. 2022. Hemonia orbiferana Walker, 1863. 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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