Acontia nitidula (Fabricius, 1787) -

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Acontia nitidula (Fabricius, 1787): Gossypium spp. (Malvaceae), Calotropis spp. (Apocynaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 
  1. OD:Bombyx nitidula Fabricius, 1787. Mantissa Insectorum 2: pg 126. 
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 312, #2022 as Tarache catena
  3. Seitz, A (Ed.). The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol 11, pg 305 as Tarache nitidula (= T. catena), Plate 27f - https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/252298#page/559/mode/1up
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl 87/1. 
  5. Hacker, H., Legrain, A. and Fibiger, M., 2008. Revision of the genus Acontia Ochsenheimer, 1816 and the tribus Acontiini Guenee, 1841 (Old World)(Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Acontiinae). Esperiana, 14, pp.7-533. Pg. 45. 

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Anonymous 2024. Acontia nitidula (Fabricius, 1787) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/acontia-nitidula, accessed 2024/04/23.