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Nyctemera adversata

Nyctemera adversata

Description:

Nyctemera adversata is a moth of the Arctiidae family. It is found in Himalaya, Nepal, Bhutan, north-eastern India, Tibet, Indochina, Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangdong, Hong Kong, Hainan, Guangxi, Hunan, Henan, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Taiwan, Japan, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo. The large discal brown patch combined with a row of various sized patches on the hindwing distinguishes this species. N. ludekingii is the only other species with hindwing discal markings but the hindwing border is unbroken though irregular, and the abdomen is banded yellow and black.

Habitat:

Foot hills of Himalayas

Notes:

Nyctemera adversata is a day-flying species.

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PramodCL
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PramodCL

Uttarakhand, India

Spotted on Nov 27, 2014
Submitted on Nov 27, 2014

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