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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Spataliinae > Spataliini > Ginshachia

Ginshachia gemmifera (Moore, 1877) 

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Himachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
List of Ginshachia Matsumura, 1929 known from India. 
Ginshachia baenzigeri Schintlmeister, 2007, India (NE India); Myanmar; Nepal. 
Ginshachia gemmifera Moore, 1879, India: Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Andaman Island; Myanmar; Sri Lanka.

Ginshachia baenzigeri Schintlmeister, 2007 also found in India. Best separated from G. gemmifera by genitalia. [accessed 07 March 2019]

  1. OD: Spatalia gemmifera Moore, 1879. Descriptions of new Indian lepidopterous insects from the collection of the late Mr. W.S. Atkinson pg. 62, Pl. 3/14. TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. Text at Plate at
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 31/17. 
  3. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp.  Pl. 108/14. 
  4.  [accessed 14 April 2022] 
Note: Ginshachia baenzigeri Schintlmeister, 2007 also found in NE India. Best separated from G. gemmifera by genitalia. Populations from NW Himalaya and peninsular India are likely to be gemmifera.

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Anonymous. 2022. Ginshachia gemmifera (Moore, 1877) . 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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