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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Uraniidae > Microniinae > Acropteris

Acropteris iphiata (Guenée, 1857)

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Acropteris striataria/Acropteris obliquaria have HW margin angled at v.4 (rounded in A. iphiata).
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Anonymous. 2021. Acropteris iphiata (Guenée, 1857). 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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