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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.

List of Plutodes known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Plutodes costatus (Butler, 1886). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Plutodes cyclaria Guenée, [1858]. India: Punjab?
Plutodes digitata Kirti & Saxena.
Plutodes discigera Butler, 1880. India.
Plutodes exiguifascia Hampson, 1895.
Plutodes exquisita Butler, 1880. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Plutodes flavescens Butler, 1880. India: NE Himalayas.
Plutodes lamisca Swinhoe, 1894. India: Khasi Hills, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.
Plutodes nilgirica Hampson, 1895. India: Nilgriri district, the plateau, 6000ft.
Plutodes philornia Prout, 1926. India: Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Plutodes pseudocyclaria Kirti & Goyal, 2011. India: Devikulam, Kerela.
Plutodes subcaudata Butler, 1880. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Plutodes transmutata Walker, 1861.

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  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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Anonymous. 2022. Plutodes warreni Prout, 1923. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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