MOI website produced by:

Indian Foundation for Butterflies



MOI by the numbers:


No. of species pages: 1,862
No. of lifecycle pages: 147
No. of images: 17,342
No. of website visits: site visit count
No. of unique visitors:Unique visitors
Since 2015

Also see the latest images

Search:
Advance search
 

Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Plutodini > Plutodes

Plutodes discigera Butler, 1890

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Tripura
All states
Similiar species:
Plutodes flavescens: based on Bold Systems, discigera has less wavy lines compared to flavescens which is now a separate species. From Bold Systems, the distance between the basal rufous patch and the outer rounded patch is mutch greater in discugera, much less in flavescens. Seen at http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=155677. P. flavescens known from NE Himalaya also. Roger Kendrick PhD plates at Plate 23/28.

Differences with flavescens nicely summed up at http://archive.org/stream/annalsmagazineof561880lond%23page/223/mode/1up" [accessed 25 January 2018] >http://archive.org/stream/annalsmagazineof561880lond#page/223/mode/1up [accessed 25 January 2018]

Plutodes cyclaria: rufous patches larger, much closer to outer patch on HW. Ref Bold Systems. Seen at http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=96879


Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Plutodini > Plutodes


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2021. Plutodes discigera Butler, 1890. 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/356291/Plutodes-discigera
Share on facebook email page Share by email