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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Timandromorphini > Timandromorpha

Timandromorpha discolor (Warren, 1896)

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Other species of Timandromorpha Inoue, 1944 are 
T. enervata Inoue, T. energes (Prout), and T. olivaria Han & Xue are all extralimital. 

It closely resembles T. energes (Prout) from which it can be separated based on the key from Han & Xue (2012): 

T. discolor: Yellowish white spots on fore wing just extending to CU1, seldom beyond CU1, and never beyond middle of CU1and M3. Hind wing narrow, ratio of longitudinal distance from apex to hind margin to length of hind margin 0.7 or more.   

T. energes: Yellowish white spots on fore wing always extending to Mor beyond, at least reaching above the middle of CU1and M3. Hind wing narrow, ratio of longitudinal distance from apex to hind margin to length of hind margin 0.6.  

References:
  1. Tanaorhinus discolor Warren, 1896. Novit. Zoo1., 3: 108. TL: India: Khasi Hills 
  2. Han, H.X. and Xue, D.Y., 2004. A Taxonomic Study on Timandromorpha Inoue (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Oriental Insects. 38 (1). pp.179-188. 
  3. http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=178476 [accessed 15 May 2020]

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Anonymous. 2021. Timandromorpha discolor (Warren, 1896). 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/357154/Timandromorpha-discolor
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