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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Gnophini > Menophra

Menophra decorata (Moore, [1868])

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List of Menophra known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Menophra bicornuta Inoue, 1990. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Menophra codra (Swinhoe, 1891): India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Menophra costistrigata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi hills, Meghalaya.
Menophra cuprearia (Moore, 1867).
Menophra decorata (Moore, 1868). India: Bengal.
Menophra humeraria (Moore, 1868). India: Bengal.
Menophra jugorum (Felder& Rogenhofer, 1875). India: Himalaya, Keylong, (Lahul Spiti), Himachal Pradesh.
Menophra lignata (Warren, 1994). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Menophra melagrapharia (Hampson, 1907).
Menophra nigrifasciata Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiri district, S slopes, 3000ft.
Menophra perserrata (Walker, 1862). India: South India.
Menophra retractaria (Moore, 1868). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Menophra serpentinaria (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi hills, Meghalaya.
Menophra subplagiata (Walker, 1860). India: Himalaya.
Menophra subsenilis Sato, 1993, Nepal: Godavari. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal, Sikkim.
Menophra subterminalis (Prout, 1925).
Menophra torridaria Moore, 1888. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Menophra translineata IWalker, 1869). India: Near Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
Menophra trilineata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
References:
  1. OD: Selenia decorata. Moore, 1867. On the Lepidopterous Insects of Bengal. Part II & III Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1867. Pg. 621. Pl. XXXII Fig. 9. Text at https://archive.org/stream proceedingsofzoo1867zool#page 620/mode/1up. TL: Bengal. 
  2. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=535151
  3. 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. 228, # 3306 as Leptomiza decorata. Dist: Sikkim, Khasis.
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 37/9


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Anonymous. 2022. Menophra decorata (Moore, [1868]). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/356533/Menophra-decorata
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