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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Hemitheini > Comostola

Comostola caerulea Warren, 1893

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"differs from Comostola pyrrhogona in there being a slight rufous tooth projecting from the costal fascia of fore wing at middle of cell and a long oblique postmedial tooth; a slight tooth from inner margin of forewing near outer angle and from inner margin of hind wing beyond middle." Hampson, 1895
References:
  1. Hampson, G. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae pg. 489, # 4084
  2. Warren, W. (1893) On new genera and species of moths of the family Geometridae from India in the collection of H.J. Elwes. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London., 1893: 341-433. pg. 354 pl.XXXI fg.1 OD as Comostola caerulea.
  3. Kirti, J. S., K. Chandra, A. Saxena & N. Singh. 2019. Geometrid Moths of India. 296 pp. Nature Books of India, New Delhi.

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Anonymous. 2021. Comostola caerulea Warren, 1893. 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/355595/Comostola-caerulea
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