Argyrocosma inductaria (Guenée,[1858]) -

Taxonomic Information

Similiar species:

Linguisaccus subhyalinaLinguisaccus minor, Comostolodes albicatena & Argyrocosma consobrina. The white marginal beading in this species is not continous and restricted to the end of the veins. In Linguisaccus subhyalina, Linguisaccus minor & Comostolodes albicatena the white marginal beading is prominent and continuous. Argyrocosma consobrina, extra-limital (Borneo, Java, and Australia), best separated by genitalia.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh12
Assam2
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka112
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya11
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal11
Total111111332

Argyrocosma inductaria (Guenée, 1857): Buchanania cochinchinensis (Anacardiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 

  1. Phodoresima [sic] inductaria Guenée 1857. Hist. nat. Insectes, Spec. gen. Lep., 9: 370.
  2. Eucrostis smaragdus Hampson, 1891. lllustr. typ. Specimens Lep. Het. Colln. Br. Mus., 8:10.
  3. Han, H. X., A.C. Galsworthy & D. Y. Xue. 2012. The Comibaenini of China (Geometridae: Geometrinae), with a review of the tribe. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 165 (4): 723-772 fig 50.
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). Moths of Nepal pl. 67:4
  5. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Image 66.
  6. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-9/geometrini/geometrini_29_2.php [accessed 22 April 2020]
  7. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/geom/inductaria.html

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Argyrocosma inductaria (Guenée,[1858]) – . 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://www.mothsofindia.org/argyrocosma-inductaria, accessed 2024/04/19.