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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Lymantriinae > Leucomini > Leucoma

Leucoma clara (Walker, 1865)

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Similiar species:
Leucoma Hübner, 1822 species known from India
Leucoma clara (Walker, 1865) (Redoa). Sikkim, Assam. 
Leucoma cryptadia Collenette, 1938. Sri Lanka. 
Leucoma cygna (Moore, 1877) (Caviria). Andamans, Nilgiris, Sri Lanka. 
Leucoma ochripes (Moore, 1879) (Stilpnotia). NE Himalaya. Now listed as Himala ochripes (Moore, 1879)
Leucoma sericea (Moore, 1879) (Stilpnotia). Sikkim, Nagaland, India
  1. OD: Redoa clara Walker, 1865. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 32: 343; TL: Hindostan. 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. 490, # 1119. Listed as Caviria clara.
  3. [accessed 05 June 2021]

Note: Raised series of scales on male forewing; legs and antennae similar coloured.

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Anonymous. 2022. Leucoma clara (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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