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Acontia crocata Guenée, 1852

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  1. Acontia crocata Guenée, 1852. in Boisduval & Guenée, Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species général des Lépidoptéres 5: 218. TL: N. India for female. Text at
  2. Hampson, G.F. 1910. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
  3. Noctuidæ, Volume X (1910), Plate CLXXII, fig. 15. Plate at as Tarache crocata
  4. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls. Pl. 36/38-39 for male & female. 
  5. 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. 314, # 2033 as Tarache crocata
  6. Gurule, S & S. M. Nikam. 2013. The moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of northern Maharashtra: a preliminary checklist. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(12): 4693–4713; [accessed 23 May 2021] 228 for female. 
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Anonymous. 2022. Acontia crocata Guenée, 1852. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.21. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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