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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Noctuidae > Acontiinae > Acontiini > Acontia

Acontia nitidula (Fabricius, 1787)

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References:
  1. OD:Bombyx nitidula Fabricius, 1787. Mantissa Insectorum 2: pg 126. 
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl 87/1. 
  3. Seitz, A. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol 11, pg 305 as Tarache nitidula (= T . catena), Plate 27f - https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/252298#page/559/mode/1up. 
  4. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 312, #2022 as Tarache catena
  5. Hacker, H., Legrain, A. and Fibiger, M., 2008. Revision of the genus Acontia Ochsenheimer, 1816 and the tribus Acontiini Guenee, 1841 (Old World)(Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Acontiinae). Esperiana14, pp.7-533. Pg. 45. 

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Anonymous. 2021. Acontia nitidula (Fabricius, 1787). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/357408/Acontia-nitidula
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