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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Comibaenini > Comibaena

Comibaena pictipennis Butler, 1880

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
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Arunachal Pradesh
Sikkim
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Similiar species:
Comibaena nepalensis Yazaka, 2000. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 2000. Moths of Nepal. Part 6. TINEA. Vol. 16 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pg. 9, Pl. 162/1. 
Han et al (2012) state that validity of C. nepalensis, which is very similar externally to C. pictipennis need to be re-examined. 

Comibaena Hübner, [1823] species known from India.
Comibaena attenuata (Warren, 1896). Himalayas. 
Comibaena albimarginata (Warren, 1893). Sikkim
Comibaena apicipicta Prout, 1912. Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal; Tibet. 
Comibaena biplaga Walker, 1861. South India, NE Himalaya.
Comibaena cassidara (Guenée, 1858). India.
Comibaenini cenocraspis Prout, 1926. India; Myanmar. 
Comibaena chalybeata Moore, 1868. Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Comibaena delineata (Warren, 1893). Sikkim
Comibaena fuscidorsata Prout,1912. Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram.
Comibaena integranota Hampson, 1893. Khasis, Meghalaya; Sri Lanka (Kelani Valley).  
Comibaena nepalensis Yazaki, 2000. Sikkim, Dalapchand; Nepal (Godavari).
Comibaena pictipennis Bulter, 1880. Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Comibaena quadrinotata Butler, 1889. Kangra District, Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh.
Comibaena subhyalina (Warren, 1899). North India.
References:
  1. Han, H. , A. C. Galsworthy & D. Xue (2012). The Comibaenini of China (Geometridae: Geometrinae), with a review of the tribe. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Volume 165, Issue 4, Pg. 723–772, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00826.x
  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 496, # 4073 as Geometra pictipennis. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 4/16. 

 


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Anonymous. 2021. Comibaena pictipennis Butler, 1880. 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/356446/Comibaena-pictipennis
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