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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Plutodini > Plutodes

Plutodes warreni Prout, 1923

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
All states
Similiar species:
Plutodes costatus. Separtaed from Plutodes warreni as under:

Separating warreni and costatus, based on warreni OD


Plutodes warreni has

Paler colour

FW Yellowish triangle at costa at end of ante-medial line, larger. 

FW Yellowish triangle at costa at post-medial, generally smaller, but variable

HW Apical patch separated from ground colour by indendated or sinuous dark line.

Underside more weakly marked; FW oblique dark central line almost obsolete.

  1. OD: Plutodes warreni Prout. 1923. The Annals & Magazine of Natural History. (9) XI. Pg. 322. 
  2. [accessed 15 June 2019]
  3. Stüning, D. 2010: Two new species of the Plutodes costatus group from the Philippenes and Indonesia (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae). Bonner zoologische Beiträge 57 (1): 75–83.

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2021. Plutodes warreni Prout, 1923. 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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