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Lepidoptera > Drepanoidea > Drepanidae > Drepaninae > Drepaninae incertae sedis > Microblepsis

Microblepsis prunicolor (Moore, 1888)

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Arunachal Pradesh
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Watson, 1968 states "It is readily separated from its nearest allies flavilinea and rectilinea by the sharply angled antemedial fascia on the forewing, by the fact that both R1 and R2 arise from the areole".
References:
  1. Hampson, G. 1892. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig, pg 337, no 722 as Drepana prunicolor.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1, pl 1/6.
  3. Moore, 1888 Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (3): 288, TL: Darjeeling, OD: Drepana prunicolor
  4. Watson, A. 1968. The Taxonomy off the Drepaninae represented in China, with an account of their world distribution (Lepidoptera:Drepanidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology Supplement 12. Betalbara prunicolor, plate 2 fig.312

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Anonymous. 2021. Microblepsis prunicolor (Moore, 1888). 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/355290/Microblepsis-prunicolor
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