Comibaena striataria Leech, 1897 -

Taxonomic Information

Comibaena Hübner, [1823] species known from the India subcontinent.
Comibaena attenuata (Warren, 1896). Himalayas. 
Comibaena albimarginata (Warren, 1893). India: Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh. 
Comibaena apicipicta Prout, 1912. India: Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal; Tibet. 
Comibaena biplaga Walker, 1861.India: South India, Uttarakhand, NE Himalaya.
Comibaena cassidara (Guenée, 1858). India.
Comibaena cenocraspis Prout, 1926. India; Myanmar. 
Comibaena chalybeata Moore, 1868. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling).
Comibaena delineata (Warren, 1893). India: Sikkim
Comibaena fuscidorsata Prout,1912. India: Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram.
Comibaena integranota Hampson, 1893. India: Meghalaya (Khasis); Sri Lanka (Kelani Valley).  
Comibaena nepalensis Yazaki, 2000. India: Sikkim (Dalapchand); Nepal (Godavari).
Comibaena pictipennis Bulter, 1880. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling).
Comibaena quadrinotata Butler, 1889. India: Himachal Pradesh (Kangra District, Dharmsala), Arunachal Pradesh.
Comibaena subhyalina (Warren, 1899). North India.
Comibaena striataria Leech, 1897. S. & W. India. Needs confirmation. 

Note: Provisionally identified as Comibaena striataria Leech, 1897. This is a species known from China. This species group is probably best separated by male genitalia. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. OD: Euchloris striataria Leech, 1897. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6 (20): 239. TL: Western China. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/87729#page/261/mode/1up
  2. Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1913. Macro. Lep. World, Vol. 4, pl. 2c. 
  3. Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1932. Macro. Lep. World, Vol. 12, pg. 92. 
  4. 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. pg. 743, Fig. 7. 
  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 72. 
Note: Provisionally identified, as this is a species known from China. 
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Comibaena striataria Leech, 1897 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/comibaena-striataria, accessed 2024/05/18.