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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Periergosinae > Gangarides

Gangarides roseus (Walker, 1865)

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Tamil Nadu
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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: Apona rosea Walker, 1865. List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln. Br. Mus. 32: 513. Text at
  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. 42, # 48, Fig. 25. Gangarides dharma listed as synonym. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 29/5. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 118/1-2. 
  4. Schintlmeister, A., & A. Pinratana. 2007. Moths of Thailand,Volume 5. Notodontidae. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 320 pp. + 45 pls. 
Note: Gangarides roseus has rather undentate margin of the forewing when compared with Gangarides vittipalpis (Schintlmeister & Pinratana (2007).

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Anonymous. 2022. Gangarides roseus (Walker, 1865). 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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