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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Sterrhinae > Rhodostrophiini > Metallaxis

Metallaxis miniata Yazaki & Wang, 2004

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Similiar species:
Metallaxis Prout, 1932 species known from India.
Metallaxis miniata Yazaki & Wang, 2004. Arunachal Pradesh.
Metallaxis semipurpurascens Hampson, 1896. E. Himalayas. 
Metallaxis semiustus Swinhoe, 1894. E. Himalayas.

Metallaxis semiustus Swinhoe, 1894 
Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. # 3947 from Khasi Hills. 
http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-10/rhodostrophiini/rhodostrophiini_4_1.php

Metallaxis semipurpurascens (Hampson,1896)
Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. # 3957. TL: Bhutan. 
References:
  1. Metallaxis miniata Yazaki & Wang, 2004. In Yazaki, K., Wang, M. and Huang, G.H., 2004. Notes on geometrid moths (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) from Nanling Mts, S. China (2). Tinea, 18(1), pp.56-64. Fig. 7. 
  2. 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. Pg. 18, Image 437.

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Anonymous. 2021. Metallaxis miniata Yazaki & Wang, 2004. 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/358057/Metallaxis-miniata
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