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Leucoma clara (Walker, 1865)

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Similiar species:
Leucoma Hübner, 1822 species from India.
Leucoma clara (Walker, 1865) (Redoa). Sikkim. 
Leucoma cryptadia Collenette, 1938. Sri Lanka. 
Leucoma cygna (Moore, 1877) (Caviria). Andamans, Nilgiris, Sri Lanka. 
Leucoma ochripes (Moore, 1879) (Stilpnotia). NE Himalaya. 
Leucoma sericea (Moore, 1879) (Stilpnotia). Sikkim, Nagaland, India.

Leucoma cygna has abdomen fulvous.

Leucoma sericea has palpi and inner sides of forelegs, black.

Leucoma ochripes pure white. Palpi, fore legs, tarsi of mid and hind legs, bright orange. for Leucoma ochripes
  1. Redoa clara Walker, 1865. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 32: 343; TL: Hindostan. Text at 
  2. 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. 490, # 1119. Listed as Caviria clara. 
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Anonymous. 2021. Leucoma clara (Walker, 1865). 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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