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Lophophleps triangularis (Hampson, 1895) – Triangular Wave

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Lophophleps phoenicoptera (Hampson, 1896)
Lophophleps purpurea Hampson, 1891
Colour of male is purple red-brown, with broader fasciation, HW anal angle more acutely produced. Females are difficult to separate from L. purpurea & Idaea costiguttata.
  1. Acidalia triangularis Hampson, 1895. Fauna. Br. India, Moths, 3: 441, # 3910.
  2. Eois glabripennis Warren, 1900. Novit. zool., 7: 106.
  3. Seitz, A. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol 12, Pg. 233, P.l 23h as Sterrha triangularis.
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Anonymous. 2021. Lophophleps triangularis (Hampson, 1895) – Triangular Wave. 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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