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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Lymantriinae > Orgyiini > Laelia

Laelia litura (Walker, 1855)

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Similiar species:
Laelia adalia Swinhoe, 1900. TL: Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya.
Laelia atestacea Hampson, [1893]. West Bengal. 
Laelia aurantiaca (Warren, 1888). NW Himalaya.
Laelia calamaria Hampson, 1900. Nilgiris.
Laelia cardinalis Hampson, [1893]. Sri Lanka.
Laelia cervina (Moore, 1879). India.
Laelia cinnamomea (Moore, 1879). NW Himalaya.
Laelia colon (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris.
Laelia devestita (Walker, 1865). West Bengal.
Laelia exclamationis (Kollar, 1848). India.
Laelia farinosa Röber, 1925. Naga Hills.
Laelia fasciata (Moore, [1883]). Sri Lanka; Myanmar. 
Laelia juvenis (Walker, 1855). Sri Lanka.
Laelia lilacina Moore, 1884. Nilgiris.
Laelia litura (Walker, 1855). NW Himalayas; Nepal. 
Laelia pallida Moore, 1884. Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Laelia prolata Swinhoe, 1892. India.
Laelia testacea (Walker, 1855). N. India.
Laelia umbrina (Moore, 1888). N. & S. India.
Laelia uniformis Hampson, 1891. Nilgiris.
Laelia venosa Moore, 1877. West Bengal, Andamans. 
References:
  1. OD: Charnidas litura Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 4: 797; TL: Nepal. Text at https://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso46brit#page/797/mode/1up
  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. 443, # 984. 
  3. Kaleka, A.S. & Kaur, N., 2019. Studies on internal genitalic features of two species of genus Laelia Stephens (Lymantriidae: Lepidoptera) from India. Journal of Entomological Research, 43(3), pp.387-390.
 

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Anonymous. 2021. Laelia litura (Walker, 1855). 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/357970/Laelia-litura
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