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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Ornithospilini > Ornithospila

Ornithospila submonstrans (Walker, 1861)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
Ornithospila avicularia.
Separated from Ornithospila submonstrans with the key difference being the FW and HW fringes are white and at the veins, usually crossed with red in Ornithospila avicularia.

Key to Bornean Ornithospila here [accessed 27 January 2019]
  1. OD: Geometra submonstrans Walkert, 1861, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br Mus. 22: 526. Text at [accessed 24 January 2019]
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  5. Sondhi, Y, S. Sondhi, S. R. Pathour & K. Kunte. 2018. Moth diversity (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of Shendurney and Ponmudi in Agastyamalai Biosphere Reserve, Kerala, India, with notes on new records.  Trop. Lepid. Res., 28(2): 66-89. Pl. 8: 190.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2022. Ornithospila submonstrans (Walker, 1861). 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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