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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Boarmiini > Racotis

Racotis keralaria Sato, 2004

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Similiar species:
Racotis Moore, 1887 species known from India.
Racotis boarmiaria (Guenée, [1858]). N. India. 
Racotis discistigmaria (Hampson, 1902). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Racotis inconclusa (Walker, 1860). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Racotis keralaria Sato, 2004. S. India.

References:
  1. Sato, R., 2004. Taxonomic notes on Racotis boarmiaria (Guenée) (Geometridae, Ennominae) and its allies from the Indo-Malayan region, with descriptions of four new species. Tinea 18 (2): 130-139. Pg. 138, Fig. 25-27.
  2. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920.Image 184. 
  3. https://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/org/niaes/type/dblepi/042_r_keralaria.html
Notes: This genus consists of numerous similar-looking congeners, that are best separated by examining genitalia. Sato (2004) broadly grouped them into the "inconclusa complex" and the "boarmiaria complex".

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Anonymous. 2022. Racotis keralaria Sato, 2004. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/358138/Racotis-keralaria
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