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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Erebinae > Erebini > Lygniodes

Lygniodes spp.

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Lygniodes Guenée, 1852 species known from India. 
Lygniodes ciliata Moore, 1867. India: Bengal (TL).
Lygniodes endoleucus (Guérin-Méneville, [1844]). NE Himalaya; Myanamar.
Lygniodes hypoleuca Guenée, 1852. Bangladesh (Sylhet: TL); India: Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh; Nagaland, Manipur; Nepal. 
Lygniodes vampyurs (Fabricius, 1794). S. India; Sri Lanka.
Note: This genus displays sexual dimorphism. Females of hypoleuca and endoleucus are difficult to separate. Underside of wings support identification in both sexes.

Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Erebinae > Erebini > Lygniodes

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Anonymous. 2022. Lygniodes spp. . 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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