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Agathia hemithearia Guenée, [1858]

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List of Agathia known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Agathia angustilimes Prout, 1926. India: Pusa, Bihar.
Agathia arcuata Moore, 1868. India: Bengal.
Agathia beata Butler, 1880. India: Sikkim, Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Agathia carissima prasina Swinhoe, 1893. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Agathia codina Swinhoe, 1892. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Agathia conviridaria (Hübner, 1823).
Agathia diversiformis Warren, 1894. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Agathia gaudens Prout, 1932. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Agathia gemma Swinhoe, 1892. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Agathia gigantea Butler, 1880. India: Indian Himalaya.
Agathia hemithearia Guenée, 1857. India: Central India.
Agathia hilarata Guenée, [1858]. India: Central India.
Agathia incudaria antitheta Prout, 1932. India: Sikkim, 1300-2000ft.
Agathia lactala Herbulot, 1977. India: Andaman.
Agathia laetata (Fabricius, 1794). India: Andaman Island, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.
Agathia laetata andamanensis Prout, 1932.
Agathia laetata isogyna Prout, 1916.
Agathia laqueifera Prout, 1912. India: Upper Assam, Digboi.
Agathia lycaenaria (Kollar, 1844). India: Himalayas, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.
Agathia lycaenaria impar Prout, 1916. India: South India, Belgaum, Karnataka, Travancore, Kerala.
Agathia magnifica Moore, 1879. Sri Lanka; India: Indian Himalaya.
Agathia microlaetata Goyal, Kirti & Saxena, 2018. India: Jog falls, Karnataka.
Agathia quinaria Moore, 1868. India: Bengal.
Agathia solaria Swinhoe, 1905. India: NE Himalaya.
Agathia visenda Butler, 1880. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Agathia visenda gaudens Prout, 1932.
  1. OD: Agathia hemithearia Guenee, [1858]. In: Boisduval & Guenee, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec.gen. Lepid.), 9: 381. 
  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. 486, #4045. 
  3. Goyal, T., Kirti, J.S. and Saxena, A., 2018. Taxonomy of genus Agathia Guenée (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) with description of a new species from western ghats, India. Indian Journal of Entomology, 80(3), pp.951-959.
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Anonymous. 2022. Agathia hemithearia Guenée, [1858]. 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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