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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Larentiinae > Larentiini > Photoscotosia

Photoscotosia miniosata (Walker, 1862)

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Incorrectly identifed as Photoscotosia dejuta earlier. Corrected to Photoscotosia miniosata (Warren, 1893).

List of Photoscotosia species in India as per Kirti et al 2019. 
Photoscotosia albapex (Hampson, 1895)

Photoscotosia amplicata (Walker, 1862)

Photoscotosia annubilata Prout, 1940

Photoscotosia atromarginata Warren, 1893

Photoscotosia dejuncta Prout, 1937

Photoscotosia elagantissima Inoue, 1988

Photoscotosia fulguritis Warren, 1893

Photoscotosia polysticta Prout, 1940

Photoscotosia metachryseis Hampson, 1896

Photoscotosia miniosata (Walker, 1862)

Photoscotosia multilinea Warren, 1893

Photoscotosia nubilata (Moore, 1888)

Photoscotosia obliquisignata (Moore, 1868)

Photoscotosia polysticha Prout, 1940

Photoscotosia undulosa (Alpheraky, 1888)

  1. OD: Scotosia minosata Walker, 1862. List. Specimens Lepidoptera. Insects Collection Br. Mus., 25: 1354. 
  2. Kirti, J. S., K. Chandra, A. Saxena & N. Singh. 2019. Geometrid Moths of India. 296 pp. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. Pg. 202
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs.Pg. 380, # 3730.
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 60/3.  


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Anonymous. 2021. Photoscotosia miniosata (Walker, 1862). 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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