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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Notodontinae > Notodontini > Semidonta

Semidonta basalis (Moore, 1865)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Hyperaeschrella nigribasis (Hampson, 1893) but can be separated based on FW pattern. 
Both species in MON Part 1, Tinea 13 (Sup.2), Pl. 31/8&9.
  1. Notodonta basalis, Moore, 1865. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. Pg. 813. Text at
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Plate 31/9.
  3. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig.Pg. 164, # 297, Fig. 101 as Hyperaeschra basalis.
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Anonymous. 2022. Semidonta basalis (Moore, 1865). 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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