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Lobogonodes porphyriata (Moore, 1888)

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Lobogonodes multistriata

Separated from L. multistriata by presence of brown discocellular spot, outlined by white (versus black-centered discocellular spot in multistriata). L. multistriata has three triangular-shaped spots at dorsum below tornus on forewing, while porphyriata has three curved bands.

  1. Eustroma porphyriata Moore, 1888. Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (3): 276. TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. Text at
  2. 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. 360, # 3663 as Cidaria porphyriata
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 99/12 Microlygris porphyriata
  4. Wu, S. and Chang, W.C., 2018. Revising the generic characters of Lobogonodes Bastelberger, 1909, with description of a new species from Taiwan (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Larentiinae). Zootaxa, 4433(3), pp.434-444.

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Anonymous. 2022. Lobogonodes porphyriata (Moore, 1888). 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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