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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Sterrhinae > Scopulini > Scopula

Scopula divisaria (Walker, 1861)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
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Similiar species:
Antitrygodes vicinia green patch along hindwing dorsum smaller, 4 small green patches in forewing apex as oppose to 2 larger patches.

List of known Scopula from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Scopula acharis Prout, 1938. India: Mishmi Hills, Lohit River, Arunachal Pradesh.
Scopula achrosta Prout, 1935. India: Kashmir Valley; 7000ft.
Scopula actuaria actuaria (Walker, 1861). Sri Lanka; India.
Scopula addictaria (Walker, 1861). Sri Lanka; India: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, Khasis, Meghalaya, Pune, Maharashtra, Nilgiris
Scopula adeptaria adeptaria (Walker, 1861). Sri Lanka; India: Ganjam, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Scopula albiflava (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula albomaculata (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Scopula anaitisaria (Walker, 1861). India: South India.
Scopula annexata Prout, 1938. India: Orrisa, Nilgiris.
Scopula annularia annularia (Swinhoe, 1890). Myanmar: Rangoon. India: NE Himalaya.
Scopula asparta Prout, 1938. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula aspilataria (Walker, 1861). Sri Lanka; India: Indian Himalaya.
Scopula atriceps (Hampson, 1895). India: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
Scopula atridiscata (Warren, 1897). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula attentata attentata (Walker, 1861). India.
Scopula attentata nicobarica Prout, 1938. India: Nicobar Islands.
Scopula bispurcata (Warren, 1898). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula butleri butleri (Prout, 1913). India: Kangara district, Himachal Pradesh.
Scopula butyrosa (Warren, 1893). India: Mongpong, about 4000ft. Sikkim.
Scopula caesaria (Walker, 1861).
Scopula campbelli Prout, 1920. India: Palni Hills, South India.
Scopula celebraria (Walker, 1861). India: South India.
Scopula cleoraria cleoraria (Walker, 1861). India: North India, South India.
Scopula coangulata Prout, 1920. India: Assam, Khasi hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula complanata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasis, Meghalaya, Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Scopula consimilata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula costata (Moore, 1887).
Scopula decorata eurhythma Prout, 1935.
Scopula deliciosaria (Walker, 1861). India: North India, South India.
Scopula dimoera Prout, 1922. India: Palni Hills.
Scopula emissaria (Walker, 1861).
Scopula erubescens (Warren, 1895). India: Khasi hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula eulomata (Snellen, 1877). India: Nagas, Nagaland.
Scopula extimaria (Walker, 1861). India: NW Himalayas, Sikkim, Nagas, Nagaland.
Scopula ferrilineata (Moore, 1888).
Scopula ferruginea (Hampson, 1893).
Scopula fibulata (Guenée, [1858]). Sri Lanka; Throughout India.
Scopula flavifurfurata Prout, 1920, India: Subathu, Himachal Pradesh.
Scopula fluidaria (Swinhoe, 1886). India: Pune, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Scopula furfurata (Warren, 1897). India: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
Scopula humilis Prout, 1913. India: Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
Scopula hyphenophora hyphenophora (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula idearia (Swinhoe, 1886). India: Pune, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Scopula inangulata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula incanata (Linnaeus, 1758).
Scopula inflexibilis (Prout, 1931). India: South Andaman, Port Blair.
Scopula insolata (Butler, 1889).
Scopula intensata (Moore, 1887).
Scopula intensata ochriata Prout, 1938. India: Nilgiri, Palnis.
Scopula kashmirensis (Moore, 1888). India: Kashmir.
Scopula kashmirensis gooraisensis Prout, 1935. India: Goorais Valley, Kashmir.
Scopula kashmirensis quettensis Prout, 1935.
Scopula linearis (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiri District, N slopes, 3500ft; S slopes, 3000ft; W slopes 3000ft.
Scopula mecysma (Swinhoe, 1894).
Scopula melanstigma Prout, 1938. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula modesta (Moore, [1887]). Sri Lanka; India: Nilgiri district, N slopes, 3500ft.
Scopula monosema Prout, 1923. India: Kashmir: probably c. 1000ft.
Scopula moorei moorei (Cotes & Swinhoe, 1888). India: Bengal.
Scopula moorei metarsia Prout, 1938. India: Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.
Scopula nesciaria nesciaria (Walker, 1861). Sri Lanka; India.
Scopula nigridentata (Warren, 1896). Khasi Hills, Shillong, Meghalaya.
Scopula nitidissima Prout, 1920. India: Kashmir Valley, 7000ft.
Scopula ocheracea (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiri district, N slopes, 3500ft
Scopula ochricrinita Prout, 1920. India: Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula opicata (Fabricius, 1798).
Scopula pallida (Warren, 1888). India: NW Himalayas
Scopula patularia (Walker, 1866). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula pedilata (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875). India: Sri Lanka, Dharamsala
Scopula polystigmaria (Hampson, 1903). India: Rajaori, Kashmir.
Scopula prosthiostigma Prout, 1938. India: Sikkim.
Scopula pulchellata (Fabricius, 1794).
Scopula pulverosa Prout, 1934. India: Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula quinquestriata Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula remotata (Guenée, 1858). India: North India.
Scopula rufistigma (Warren, 1895). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula scialophia Prout, 1919. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula sordida (Warren, 1895). India: Nilgiris.
Scopula stigmata (Moore, 1888). India (North-West): Solan, Himachal Pradesh.
Scopula straminea (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875). Indian Himalaya.
Scopula subcarnea Prout, 1934. India: Shillong; Khasia mountains, Meghalaya.
Scopula sublutescens Prout, 1920. India: Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula subpartita Prout, 1919. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula subtracta Prout, 1935. India: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
Scopula tenuimedia Prout, 1938. India: Khasi Hills, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.
Scopula undulataria (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Scopula unilineata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Scopula violacea Warren, 1897). India: Sikkim.
Scopula walkeri (Butler, 1883). Sri Lanka; India: Nilgiris, Khasis, Meghalaya.
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 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. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-10/scopulini/scopulini_3_1.php [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 (http://www.herbulot.de). [accessed 22 December 2020]

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Anonymous. 2022. Scopula divisaria (Walker, 1861). 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/355922/Scopula-divisaria
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