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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Spataliinae > Baradesa

Baradesa lithosioides Moore, 1883

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:

Baradesa omissa, Baradesa ultima
B. omissa has last two abdominal segments black in male, B. lithosoides has last three 
abdominal segments black in male. Baradesa lithosioides has an undulating black border on HW. In omissa, the black border is smooth. In ultima, the HW has an acute apex and adults are smaller in ultima.

  1. OD: Baradesa lithosioides Moore, 1883; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883: 17, pl. 5, f. 2; TL: Darjeeling. Text at Plate at
  2. Schintlmeister, A. & A. Pinratana. 2006. Moths of Thailand, Volume 5: Notodontidae. Pg. 47, Pl. 6. 
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1892. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg 131, # 214.


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Anonymous. 2021. Baradesa lithosioides Moore, 1883. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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