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Acontia opalinoides Guenée, 1852

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
Acontia upsilon (Walker, 1865). 
Similar species with broken reniform hoop on forewing, Acontia upsilon, has the entire marginal area dark. 
  1. Acontia opalinoides Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 6 (Noct. 2): 219; TL: "Cote de Coromandel”. Text at
  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. [accessed 03 January 2021]

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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.
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