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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Agathiini > Agathia

Agathia gemma Swinhoe, 1892

Indian and global distribution:
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Similiar species:
Agathia lycaenaria is very similar. A. lycaenaria species is widespread throuhgout India, while A. gemma has a more restricted distribution in the E. Himalayas, based on current distribution data. 

Based on inputs from David Plotkin, 
Forewing with antemedial and postmedial lines weak. but expanded on costa at middle and on inner margin, appearing as composed of discontinuous patches....A. lycaenaria
Forewing with terminal part not band-like, but weakly linear. terminal part below anal fold narrower than the least width of medial band...A. gemma
References:
  1. OD: Agathia gemma Swinhoe, Trans. Ent. Soc. 1892. Pg. 8.
  2. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=466300 [accessed 27 January 2019]
  3. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9537654
  4. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg 485, # 4042. Listed as synonym of Agathia magnifica.

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Anonymous. 2021. Agathia gemma Swinhoe, 1892. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/102910/Agathia-gemma
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