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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Archaeobalbini > Pachyodes

Pachyodes haemataria (Herrich-Schäffer, [1854])

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Similiar species:
Pachyodes Guenée [1858] species known from India.  
Pachyodes haemataria (Herrich-Schäffer, [1854])
Pachyodes ornataria Moore, 1888

Separating Pachyodes haemataria and Pachyodes ornataria
Forewing upperside: basal lines are closer together in ornataria, resulting in a narrower olive band compared to haemataria. Hindwing upperside: cell streak smaller in ornataria, sometimes red to reddish-black. In haemataria, the long cell streak is prominent, black and straight. Underside: Pachyodes ornataria has diffused blackish-brown markings near the base of both wings, which haemataria lacks. On the forewing underside, ornataria lacks the prominent black mid-cell and postdiscal spots present in haemataria. On the hindwing underside, ornataria has a black discal spot (somewhat diffused), which haemataria lacks. 
References:
  1. OD: Terpna haemataria Herrich-Schäffer, [1854]; Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. (I) 1: 37, 1:80, 1 (11) pl. 41, f. 205-206. Plate at http://archive.org/stream/sammlungneuerode01herr#page/n218/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. 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. 476, #4013 as Pseudoterpna haemataria
  3. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=456352 [accessed 19 June 2018]

 


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Anonymous. 2021. Pachyodes haemataria (Herrich-Schäffer, [1854]). 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/356440/Pachyodes-haemataria
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