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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Thinopterygini > Thinopteryx

Thinopteryx nebulosa Butler, 1883

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Thinopteryx Butler, 1883 species known from India

Thinopteryx crocoptera (Kollar [1844]). India.
Thinopteryx citrina Warren, 1894. N. India. 
Thinopteryx nebulosa Butler, 1883. India. 

Diagnosis vide MOB. This (crocoptera) and the next species (nebulosa) are very similar in facies, crocoptera being slightly larger with the wings less heavily irrorated with grey such that the pale orange ground colour is more evident. The forewing fasciae are more prominent, the antemedial more oblique in crocoptera, but nebulosa has a conspicuous yellow patch just basal to the postmedial.


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Anonymous. 2021. Thinopteryx nebulosa Butler, 1883. 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/357071/Thinopteryx-nebulosa
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