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Xenortholitha propinguata (Kollar, [1848])

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Similiar species:
Xenortholitha Inoue, 1944 species known from India and Nepal. 
Xenortholitha falcata Yazaki, 1993 
Xenortholitha propinguata (Kollar, [1848])
Xenortholitha latifusata (Walker, 1862) 

Xenortholitha falcata Yazaki, 1993 
MON Part 2, pg. 110, pl. 59/33. 
Chandra et al. 2019. Pl. 100.22. 

Xenortholitha latifusata (Walker, 1862) 
FBI, Moths of India, Hampson, Vol 3, pg. 370, #3693 as Larentia latifusata. 
Ortholitha latifusata Seitz Vol 4 pg 165;
Chandra et al. 2019. Pl. 100.23 
  1. OD: Cidaria propinguata Kollar, [1848]. Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek 4: 488. (TL: Mussoorie, Uttarakhand). Text (in German) at
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg 357 #3656 as Cidaria niphonica
  3. Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1937. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Suppl 4. Pg. 78 & Pl. 7 k. Text at As Ortholitha niphonica
  4. Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1939. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol. 12, pg. 263. Plate at Supple. Vol. 4, pl 7k. States that niphonica in Seitz Vol 4 is actually propinguata.
  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 6/21. 
  6. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pg. 109. Xenortholitha propinguata epigrypa in MON Part 1, Pl. 6/21 is revised to Xenortholitha sp. 
  7. 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. 100. 24
Note: Numerous subspecies listed. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Xenortholitha propinguata (Kollar, [1848]). 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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