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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Saturniidae > Saturniinae > Saturniini > Lemaireia

Lemaireia luteopeplus Nässig & Holloway, 1988

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:
Seven species Lemaireia Nässig & Holloway, 1987 known globally
Lemaireia chrysopeplus (Toxopeus, 1940)
Lemaireia hainana Nässig & Wang, 2006
Lemaireia inexpectata Nässig, 1996
Lemaireia loepoides (Butler, 1880)
Lemaireia luteopeplus Nässig & Holloway, 1988
Lemaireia naessigi Brechlin, 2001
Lemaireia schintlmeisteri Nässig & Lampe, 1989

Of these, only Lemaireia luteopeplus Nässig & Holloway, 1988 is known from India. However, Lemaireia chrysopeplus (Toxopeus, 1940) and Lemaireia naessigi Brechlin, 2001 are best separated from Lemaireia luteopeplus Nässig & Holloway, 1988 by genitalia. 
  1. Nässig, W.A. & Holloway, J.D. 1988. On the systematic position of "Syntherata" loepoides Butler and its allies (Lep., Saturniidae). Heterocera Sumatrana 2(6): 115–127. Fig. 1 TL: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
  2. Nässig, W.A., 1996. A new, unexpected species of Lemaireia Nässig & Holloway, 1987 from the South of Vietnam (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo, Frankfurt am Main, NF, 17(3), pp.275-282.
  3. Brechlin, R. 2001. Lemaireia naessigi n. sp., a new saturniid from South East Asia (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae), Nachrichten des entomologischen Vereins Apollo N.F. 21 (4): 207–212. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Lemaireia luteopeplus Nässig & Holloway, 1988. 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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