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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Sterrhinae > Sterrhini > Lophophleps

Lophophleps purpurea Hampson, 1891

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  1. Lophophleps purpurea Hampson, 1891, Illustr. typical Specimens Lep. Het. Colln. Br. Mus., 8:125. 
  2. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-10/sterrhini/sterrhini_2_1.php
  3. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser [accessed 18 July 2021]
  4. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/320818-Lophophleps-purpurea?taxid=740657
The Forum Herbulot lists as Lophophleps purpurea as the valid species as does Lepindex and iNaturalist, so this is adopted over the use of Idaea purpurea, which is used by some authors.

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Anonymous. 2021. Lophophleps purpurea Hampson, 1891. 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/357884/Lophophleps-purpurea
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