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Idaea craspedota (Prout, 1934)

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Similar species: Idaea phaeocrossa (Prout, 1931) [accessed 25 April 2021]

Similar species: Idaea vacillata (Walker, 1862) [accessed 25 April 2021]

Diagnosis (As per Moths of Borneo)
Idaea phaeocrossaIdaea vacillata and Idaea craspedotata have a fawn ground colour and are fasciated and bordered with reddish or dull purple. In I. phaeocrossa the discal spots are not conspicuous. The borders and fasciae are broader than in I. craspedota, which has discal spots, but not as broad as in I. vacillata Walker where discal spots are also inconspicuous.
  1. OD: Sterrha craspedota Prout, 1934. Lepidopterorum catalogus. Pt 68, Pg. 427.
  2. Hyria marginata (preoccupied) , Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1894, pg 182 #278 -
  3. Seitz, A. (Ed). Macro. Lep. World.  Vol. 12, Pl. 23k, Pg. 237 as Sterrha craspedota.
  5. [accessed 25 April 2021]

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Anonymous. 2021. Idaea craspedota (Prout, 1934). 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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