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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Hypochrosini > Hypochrosis

Hypochrosis sternaria Guenée, [1858]

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Hypochrosis subrufa (Bastelberger, 1908) (Extralimital to India) at


Hypochrosis pyrrhophaeata (Walker, [1863]) at

Forewing medial marking is entire and extends close to dorsum. 

 Guenée, [1858] species in India vide Kirti et al 2019.

Hypochrosis abstractaria (Walker, [1863]). Nepal, E. Himalaya. 
Hypochrosis amaurospila Yazaki, 1995. Nepal. 
Hypochrosis baenzigeri Inoue, 1982. Assam. 
Hypochrosis binexata (Walker, [1863]). Assam. 
Hypochrosis flavifusata (Moore, 1888). E. Himalaya. 
Hypochrosis hyadaria Guenée, [1858]. Himalayas, S. India. 
Hypochrosis iris (Butler, 1880). Nepal, E. Himalaya. 
Hypochrosis pyrrhophaeata (Walker, [1863]). E. Himalaya. 
Hypochrosis sternaria Guenée, [1858]. E. Himalaya. 
Hypochrosis venusa Swinhoe, 1894. Meghalaya. 
  1. Hypochrosis sternaria Guenée, 1857; Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 10: 537; TL: "Inde centrale". Text at (in French). 
  2. Omiza schistacea Moore, 1878; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 (4): 851, pl. 53, f. 12; TL: Above shown. Text at Plate at
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg 173, # 3157.
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Anonymous. 2022. Hypochrosis sternaria Guenée, [1858]. 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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