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Lepidoptera > Thyridoidea > Thyrididae > Siculodinae > Siculodini > Herdonia

Herdonia approximata Inoue, 1993

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Herdonia Walker, 1859 species known from India
Herdonia approximata Inoue, 1993
Herdonia gigantea Inoue, 1993
Herdonia osacesalis Walker, 1859
Herdonia thaiensis Inoue, 1993

Basis the original description, H. approximata is separated from H. osacesalis as follows: much smaller, length of forewing 16mm, Forewing more or less paler, apical area more widely white, hindwing with postmedian fascia consisting of two double lines forked and expanded posteriorly, subterminal fascia also two double lines of blackish-brown, but inner Iines interrupted on veins, termen nearly as straightish as in osacesalis. One of clear separators is the double lines on HW of approximata; single in osacesalis.
References:
  1. Herdonia approximata Inoue, H., 1993. A revision of the genus Herdonia Walker (Lepidoptera : Thyrididae, Siculodinae). Tyô to Ga, 44 (3): 127–151. Pg. 135. 
  2. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 48.3. 
  3. http://pyralidsofborneo.org/index.php?herdonia-approximata-inoue-1993-plate-4-not-borneo

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Anonymous. 2021. Herdonia approximata Inoue, 1993. 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/358038/Herdonia-approximata
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