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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Boletobiinae > Aventiini > Eugnathia

Eugnathia lunifera (Moore, 1885)

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Eugnathia species known from India
Eugnathia lunifera (Moore, 1885). S. India, Sri Lanka.
Eugnathia apiciplaga Warren, 1913. NE India. 
Eugnathia longipalpis (Walker, 1865). India. 
Eugnathia pictipennis (Hampson, 1895). S. India.
  1. Mestleta lunifera Moore, [1885]; Lepid. Ceylon 3 (2): 209, pl. 175, fig. 3; TL: Ceylon (female). Text at Plate at
  2. Holloway, J, D. 2009. Moths of Borneo 13. Family Noctuidae, subfamilies Paneinae (part), Bagisarinae, Acontiinae, Aediinae, Eustrotiinae, Bryophilinae, Araeopteroinae, Aventiinae, Eublemminae and further miscellaneous genera Malayan Nature J. 62 (1-2) : 1-240.Pl. 5/16 as Eugnathia lunifera
  3. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (insecta : lepidoptera) of Hong Kong. Plate 42/7 as Lophoruza lunifera
  4. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls. Pl/ 9/45 as Eugnathia lunifera.

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Anonymous. 2022. Eugnathia lunifera (Moore, 1885). 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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