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Scopula divisaria (Walker, 1861)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Antitrygodes vicinia green patch along hindwing dorsum smaller, 4 small green patches in forewing apex as oppose to 2 larger patches.
  1. Hampson, G. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae, pg 461, # 3974 as Trygodes divisaria
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. pl 67/13.
  3. Holloway, J. D. 1997. The Moths of Borneo. Part 10. Geometridae: Sterrhinae, Larentiinae, Addenda to other Subfamilies. [accessed 1 January 2017]
  4. Walker, F. 1861 List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part 23 Geometrites (continued) pg. 927, TL: Canara and Celebes as Macaria divisaria. 

Genus updated on 22 December 2020 to Scopula from Antitrygodes based on Sihvonen (2005) and the Forum Herbulot ( [accessed 22 December 2020]

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Anonymous. 2021. Scopula divisaria (Walker, 1861). 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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