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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Arctiini > Arctiina > Gonerda

Gonerda perornata (Moore, 1879)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Jammu and Kashmir
All states
Similiar species:
  1. Gonerda perornata Moore, 1879; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1879: 395, ol. 32, f. 2; TL: Cashmere. Text at
  2. Diacrisia perornata Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3: 297; Rothschild, 1910
  3. Weigert, L. and Thomas, J., Zu Verbreitung, 2016. Variabilität und Lebensraum von Gonerda perornata MOORE, 1879 (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae). Entomofauna. Band 37, Heft 38: 581-596. 
The markings in this individual is much narrower than in other individuals seen online, various publications and described in the OD. However, Weigert & Thomas (2016) mention about the variability of this species, and hence this is treated as another variant; pending further investigation.

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Anonymous. 2022. Gonerda perornata (Moore, 1879). 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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