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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Archaeobalbini > Metallolophia

Metallolophia opalina (Warren, 1893)

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List of Metallolophia known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Metallolophia assamensis Orhant, 2000. India: Kaziranga, Tezpur, Assam.
Metallolophia ocellata (Warren, 1897). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
  1. Sondhi, S., Nath, D., Sondhi, Y., & K. Kunte. 2020. A new species of Metallolophia Warren, 1895 (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Geometrinae), and notes on M. opalina (Warren, 1893), from eastern Himalaya, India. Zootaxa 4838 (2): 289-297. 
  2. Han, H.X., Galsworthy, A. & , D.Y. Xue. 2005. A revision of the genus Metallolophia Warren (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Geometrinae). Journal of Natural History, 39 (2), 165–195.

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Anonymous. 2022. Metallolophia opalina (Warren, 1893). 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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