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Lepidoptera > Yponomeutoidea > Attevidae > Atteva

Atteva niveigutta Walker, 1854

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At least two species of Atteva are known from India. Most peninsular Indian populations are likely to be Atteva fabriciella.
Atteva fabriciella (Swederus, 1787). 

Atteva niveigutta Walker, 1854). 
Separating these species based on external morphology alone is difficult. 

Sohn & Wu 2013 state that Atteva fabriciella has labial palpi and legs mostly white, and white spots on the wings, small. Atteva niveigutta has labial palpi and legs mostly brown, and white spots on the wings, large. 

References:
  1. Sohn J-C. & C-S. Wu. 2013. A taxonomic review of Attevidae (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea) from China with descriptions of two new species and a revised identity of the Ailanthus webworm moth, Atteva fabriciella, from the Asian tropics. Journal of Insect Science 13:66. Available online: http://www.insectscience.org/13.66. [accessed 08 June 2021]

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Anonymous. 2021. Atteva niveigutta Walker, 1854. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/357808/Atteva-niveigutta
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