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Strophidia caudata (Fabricius, 1781)

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  1. Phalaena caudata Fabricius, 1781; Spec. Ins. 2: 253; TL: Djakarta. Text at
  2. Phalaena fasciata Cramer, 1777, Uitl. Kapellen., 2:12, 148, praeocc.
  3. Micronia obtusata Guenée, 1857, Hist. nat. Insectes, Spec. Gen. Lep., 10: 26.
  4. 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. 114, # 3021, Fig. 59 
Previously incorrectly identified as Pseudomicronia advocataria. Corrected and updated on 8 October 2020. 

Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Uraniidae > Microniinae > Strophidia

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Anonymous. 2021. Strophidia caudata (Fabricius, 1781). 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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