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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Noctuidae > Acontiinae > Acontiini > Acontia

Acontia opalinoides Guenée, 1852

Indian and global distribution:
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Tamil Nadu
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Similiar species:
Acontia upsilon (Walker, 1865). 
Similar species with broken reniform hoop on forewing, Acontia upsilon, has the entire marginal area dark. 
References:
  1. Acontia opalinoides Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 6 (Noct. 2): 219; TL: "Cote de Coromandel”. Text at https://archive.org/stream/histoirenaturell06bois#page/219/mode/1up
  2. 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 311, #2020 as Tarache opalinoides.
  3. Seitz, A. (Ed.), 1912. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol 11, pg. 305, & Plate. 27f.
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=192417 [accessed 03 January 2021]
  5. https://www.africanmoths.com/pages/NOCTUIIDAE/ACONTIINAE/acontia%20opalinoides.htm

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Anonymous. 2022. Acontia opalinoides Guenée, 1852. 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/357505/Acontia-opalinoides
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