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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Comibaenini > Argyrocosma

Argyrocosma inductaria (Guenée,[1858])

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Linguisaccus subhyalina, Linguisaccus minor, Comostolodes albicatena & Argyrocosma consobrina

The white marginal beading in this species is not continous and restricted to the end of the veins. In Linguisaccus subhyalina, Linguisaccus minor & Comostolodes albicatena the white marginal beading is prominent and continous.

Argyrocosma consobrina,
extra-limital (Borneo, Java, and Australia), best separated by genitalia.

  1. Phodoresima [sic] inductaria Guenée 1857, Hist. nat. Insectes, Spec. gen. Lep., 9: 370.
  2. Eucrostis smaragdus Hampson, 1891, lllustr. typ. Specimens Lep. Het. Colln Br Mus., 8:10.
  3. Han, H. X., A.C. Galsworthy & D. Y. Xue. 2012. The Comibaenini of China (Geometridae: Geometrinae), with a review of the tribe. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 165 (4): 723-772 fig 50.
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). Moths of Nepal pl. 67:4
  5. [accessed 22 April 2020]


Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Comibaenini > Argyrocosma

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2021. Argyrocosma inductaria (Guenée,[1858]). 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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