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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Dudusinae > Dudusa

Dudusa synopla Swinhoe, 1907

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Similar species: Dudusa nobilis Walker, 1865.
Dudusa synopla Swinhoe, 1907 has more orange-brown coloration than Dudusa nobilis, has a complete uninterrupted dorsal pale line on abdomen (nobilis has interrupted markings), and has less white on forewing costa.

List of DudusaWalker, 1865 known from India.
Dudusa nobilis Walker, 1865, India (Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu); Myanmar.
Dudusa sphingiformisMoore, 1872, India (Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh); Bhutan; Myanmar; Nepal.
Dudusa synoplaSwinhoe, 1907, India (Meghalaya, Maharashtra); Myanmar. 
References:
  1. OD: Dudusa synopla Swinhoe, 1907. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 19: 205. Text at https://archive.org/stream/ser7annalsmagazi19londuoft#page/205/mode/1up
  2. Schintlmeister, A., & A. Pinratana. 2007. Moths of Thailand, Volume 5. Notodontidae. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 320 pp. + 45 pls. pg 30-32, Pl. 2/3. 
  3. Sondhi, Y., S. Sondhi, S. R. Pathour, & K. Kunte. 2018. Moth diversity (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of Shendurney and Ponmudi in Agastyamalai Biosphere Reserve, Kerala, India, with notes on new records. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 28(2). Image 234. 
  4. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-4/dudusa/notodontidae_2_2.php
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/523782-Dudusa-synopla

 

 

 

 


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Anonymous. 2022. Dudusa synopla Swinhoe, 1907. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/357393/Dudusa-synopla
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