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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Chlorodontoperini > Chlorodontopera

Chlorodontopera discospilata (Moore, [1868])

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Arunachal Pradesh
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Chlorodontopera chalybaeata: according to Hampson, 1895. pg 482, no. 4033 "Male. Differs from discopilata in the frons being black; some black marks at base of cilia; the discocelluar spot of forewing smaller; the underside purplish brown, without markings." Specimens of Chlorodontopera chalybaeata on Bold systems do not however show the the discocelluar spot of forewing smaller and those of discospilata of a rather variable in size.
  1. Hampson, G. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae. Pg. 482, #4033
  2. Digital Moths of Asia. [accessed 11 Sep 2015]
  3. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). [accessed 11 Sep 2015]

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Anonymous. 2021. Chlorodontopera discospilata (Moore, [1868]). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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