Perixera decretariodes Holloway, 1997 -

Taxonomic Information

Perixera Meyrick, 1886 species known from S India (Kirti et al. 2019; Kumar et al. 2014):
Perixera absconditaria (Walker, [1863]). S. India.
Perixera arenosaria Moore, 1887. Sri Lanka. 
Perixera argentosa (Prout, 1920). India: Tamil Nadu (Travancore), Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Perixera decretariodes Holloway, 1997. India: N.E. Himalaya.
Perixera griseata belgaumensis (Prout, 1938). India: Karnataka (Belgaum).
Perixera insitiva (Prout, 1920). S. India. 
Perixera interpulsata (Walker, 1861). India. 
Perixera illepidaria Guenée, [1858]. India: Bihar. 
Perixera obrinaria (Guenée, [1858]). S. India; Sri Lanka. 

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  1. Perixera decretariodes Holloway, 1997. The moths of Borneo (part 10); Family Geometridae: Subfamilies Sterrhinae, Larentiinae, Addenda to other subfamilies. Malayan Nature Journal 51: 1-242.. Text at https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-10/cosymbiini/cosymbiini_6_13.php
  2. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/140747285 [Accessed 6 Apr 2023]
  3. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=208373

Note: This species has been provisionally identified (as of April 2023) on the grounds of scarcity of references and distance from the type locality (NE Himalayas). [RPS]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Perixera decretariodes Holloway, 1997 – . 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/perixera-decretariodes, accessed 2024/06/13.