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Lophophelma luteipes (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)

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Similiar species:
Lophophelma Prout, 1912 species from India
Lophophelma costistrigaria (Moore, [1868]). West Bengal; Nepal. 
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 Not peer reviewed.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. 
  1. Pachyodes luteipes Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise. öst. Fregatte Novara, 2: p1. 125. Plate at 
  2. Pingasa similis Moore, 1888. Descr. new. Indian lep. Insects Colln Atkinson, p. 248. 
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 475, # 4012 as Pseudoterpna similis
  4. Seitz, A. (Ed.) 1920. Macro Lep. Vol. 12, pg. 56, pl. 5 c, d for male; 8f for female. As Terpna luteipes
  5. Terpna luteipes Felder In Holloway, 1976: 60. Lophophelma luteipes; [MOB9]: 212, f. 140, 155, pl. 6.  
  6. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (insecta : lepidoptera) of Hong Kong.Pl. 18/8. 
 Notes: No previous published record from Uttarakhand or Western Himalayas. Best separated from L. ruficostata by comparing genitalia. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Lophophelma luteipes (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875). 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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