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Anonychia lativitta (Moore,1888)

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Kirti et al. 2019 list the following species of Anonychia Warren, 1893
Anonychia diversilinea Warren 1897. Nepal, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim.
Anonychia exilis Yazaki 1994. Nepal. 
Anonychia grisea (Butler, 1883). India, Nepal. 
Anonychia lativitta (Moore, 1888). Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal. 
Anonychia pallida Warren 1897. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. 
Anonychia strebla Prout 1926. Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Anonychia trifasciata Hampson 1902. Tibet, Sikkim. 
Anonychia violacea Moore, 1888. Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh. 

Notes on species
Lepindex lists Anonychia exilis Yazaki 1994 as a synonym of Anonychia grisea (Butler, 1883). The Forum Herbulot does not list Anonychia exilis Yazaki 1994 as a valid species. Kirti et al. 2019 list both species as valid. 
Lepindex lists Anonychia violacea Moore, 1888 as a synonym of Anonychia strebla Prout 1926, which cannot be so, as the former has priority. The Forum Herbulot, too, lists Anonychia strebla Prout 1926 as a valid species but does not list Anonychia violacea Moore, 1888 as a valid species. Kirti et al. 2019 list both species as valid. 
  1. OD: Onychia lativitta Moore, 1888. In: Hewitson & Moore, Descr. New Indian lepid. Insects Colln late Mr Atkinson: 279.
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs.Pg. 179. 
  3. Yazaki, 1994. In:  Haruta (ed). Moths of Nepal: 3, Tinea14 (Suppl.1): 22, pl. 70, fig. 5
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Anonymous. 2022. Anonychia lativitta (Moore,1888). 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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