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Nyctemera adversata

Nyctemera adversata


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.


Foot hills of Himalayas


Nyctemera adversata is a day-flying species.

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Uttarakhand, India

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

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