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Racotis keralaria Sato, 2004

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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.

  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. 
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.
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