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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Archaeobalbini > Lophophelma

Lophophelma iterans (Prout, 1926)

Has a greenish form and a whitish form.
Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
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Arunachal Pradesh
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Similiar species:
Lophophelma Prout, 1912 species from India
Lophophelma costistrigaria (Moore, [1868]). West Bengal. 
Lophophelma erionoma (Swinhoe, 1893). TL: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Lophophelma funebrosa (Warren, 1896) TL: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Lophophelma hunliensis. TL: Hunli, Arunachal Pradesh. Not peer reviewed. Needs validation. 
Lophophelma iterans (Prout, 1926). Arunachal Pradesh.
Lophophelma luteipes (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875). Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Lophophelma neonoma (Hampson, 1907). Sri Lanka. 
Lophophelma ruficosta (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris. 
Lophophelma varicoloraria (Moore, [1868]). TL: Bengal.
Lophophelma vigens (Butler, 1880). TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
 
References:
  1. Terpna iterans Prout 1926. Nov. Zool. Vol. 33/2. TL: Shanghai. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3249506#page/22/mode/1up
  2. Terpna iterans Prout 1926. Seitz Macro. Lep. Supl. 4, 6. Pl 1f. 1934.
  3. Pitkin,L. M, H. Han & S. James. 2007. Moths of the tribe Pseudoterpnini (Geometridae: Geometrinae): a review of the genera. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2007,150, 343–412. With 162 figures.
  4. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 388.

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Anonymous. 2021. Lophophelma iterans (Prout, 1926). 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/357885/Lophophelma-iterans
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