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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Periergosinae > Gangarides

Gangarides rufinus Schintlmeister, 1997

Indian and global distribution:
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Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Gangarides Moore, 1866 species known from India (Chandra et al. 2018).
Gangarides dharma Moore, 1866. India (TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal).
Gangarides roseus (Walker, 1865). India (Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman Islands); Nepal; Myanmar. 
Gangarides vittipalpis (Walker, 1869).  India (Uttar Pradesh (TL: Varanasi), Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland); Myanmar, Nepal. 
Gangarides rufinus Schintlmeister, 1997. India (Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram).
  1. OD: Gangarides rufinus Schintlmeister, 1997. Entomofauna Supplement 9: 53; TL: Thailand, Chiangmai. 
  2. Schintlmeister, A., & A. Pinratana. 2007. Moths of Thailand,Volume 5. Notodontidae. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 320 pp. + 45 pls. pg. 39, Pl. 4/14. 
Notes: Diagnosis: Reddish-brown coloration of wings. Hindwings paler red. Discoidal white spot of the forewing and dorsal white spot of postmedian fascia are white. Post-median area of forewing has a diffuse white patch (Schintlmeister & Pinratana (2006). Eaglenest individual ID confirmed by A. Schintlmeister (pers. comm. SS, 16 Nov 2021). First records for India.

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Anonymous. 2022. Gangarides rufinus Schintlmeister, 1997. 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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