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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Plutodini > Plutodes

Plutodes discigera Butler, 1890

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Arunachal Pradesh
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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 P. flavescens known from NE Himalaya also. Roger Kendrick PhD plates at Plate 23/28.

Differences with flavescens nicely summed up at" [accessed 25 January 2018] > [accessed 25 January 2018]

Plutodes cyclaria: rufous patches larger, much closer to outer patch on HW. Ref Bold Systems. Seen at

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2022. Plutodes discigera Butler, 1890. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.21. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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