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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Plutodini > Plutodes

Plutodes costatus Butler, 1886

Indian and global distribution:
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Similiar species:
Plutodes warreni. See notes in P. warreni. 
Other members of Plutodes costatus group; many of which are extralimital. 

List of Plutodes known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Plutodes costatus (Butler, 1886). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Plutodes cyclaria Guenée, [1858]. India: Punjab?
Plutodes digitata Kirti & Saxena.
Plutodes discigera Butler, 1880. India.
Plutodes exiguifascia Hampson, 1895.
Plutodes exquisita Butler, 1880. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Plutodes flavescens Butler, 1880. India: NE Himalayas.
Plutodes lamisca Swinhoe, 1894. India: Khasi Hills, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.
Plutodes nilgirica Hampson, 1895. India: Nilgriri district, the plateau, 6000ft.
Plutodes philornia Prout, 1926. India: Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Plutodes pseudocyclaria Kirti & Goyal, 2011. India: Devikulam, Kerela.
Plutodes subcaudata Butler, 1880. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Plutodes transmutata Walker, 1861.
References:
  1. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs, pg 161, # 3126
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. pl. 7:24, 100:15.
  3. Stüning, D. 2010. Two new species of the Plutodes costatus-group from the Philippines and Indonesia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Ennominae). Bonn zoological Bulletin Volume 57 Issue 1 pp. 75–83 Pdf

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Anonymous. 2022. Plutodes costatus Butler, 1886. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355300/Plutodes-costatus
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