Further studies on two species of the moth genus Paralebeda Aurivillius (Lepidoptera: Bombycoidea: Lasiocampidae) from northwestern India

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Amritpal Singh Kaleka
Devinder Singh
Sujata Saini


The known Indian species of the moth genus Paralebeda Aurivillius namely femorata (Menetries) and the type species plagifera (Walker) have been taxonomically treated.  The external morphological characters particularly species specific features such as wing venation and genitalic characters have been studied and illustrated.  The genus diagnosis has been updated and a key has also been formulated.


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Kaleka, A.S., Singh, D. and Saini, S. 2019. Further studies on two species of the moth genus Paralebeda Aurivillius (Lepidoptera: Bombycoidea: Lasiocampidae) from northwestern India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 11, 12 (Sep. 2019), 14593–14598. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4621.11.12.14593-14598.
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