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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Pygaerinae > Clostera

Clostera anachoreta (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Jammu and Kashmir
All states
Similiar species:
Clostera Samouelle, 1819 species known from India
Clostera anachoreta anachoreta ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775). Himachal Pradesh 
Clostera costicomma (Swinhoe, 1892).  Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu. Sri Lanka. 
Clostera ferruginea (Moore, 1866). West Bengal (Darjeeling), Tamil Nadu. 
Clostera fulgurita fulgurita (Walker, 1865). NW Himalaya, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka. 
Clostera mahatma (Bryk, 1949). Himachal Pradesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar.
Clostera pallida (Walker, 1855). Uttarakhand, NE India. Nepal, Myanmar. 
Clostera restitura (Walker, 1865). Himalayas, peninsular India, Andamans. Nepal, Sri Lanka. 
Clostera transecta (Dudgeon, 1898). Sikkim. Myanmar. 
  1. Pygaera anachoreta var. pallida Staudinger, 1887. Stettin Ent. Ztg 48 (1-3): 101. 
  2. Chandra, K., Mazumder, A., Sanyal, A.K., Ash, A., Bandyopadhyay, U., Mallick, K. & A. Raha, A., 2018. Catalogue of Indian Notodontidae Stephens, 1829 (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Zootaxa, 4505 (1).
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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Pygaerinae > Clostera

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Anonymous. 2022. Clostera anachoreta (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775). 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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