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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Ennominae incertae sedis > Xenographia

Xenographia semifusca Hampson, 1895

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Xenographia Warren, 1893 species known from India.
Xenographia adustata Moore, 1888. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya (TL), Uttarakhand. 
Xenographia lignataria Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim (TL); Nepal. 
Xenographia manifesta Warren, 1897. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya (TL). 
Xenographia semifusca Hampson, 1895. India: Naga Hills (TL), Uttarakhand; Nepal.
References:
  1. OD: Xenographia semifusca Hampson, 1895. Fauna Br. India (Moths) 3: 189. TL: Naga Hills. 
  2. Heterostegania denticulosa Warren, 1896, Novit. zool. 3: 128. 
  3. Stüning, D. 2000. Additional notes on the Ennominae of Nepal with descriptions of eight new species (Geometridae), pp. 94-152. In: Moths of Nepal, Part 6. Tinea 16(Supplement 1). Tokyo, The Japan Heterocerists’ Society.Pl. 171/3. 
Note: Listed as cf. as Hampson (1895) mentions an indistinct antemedial line, wheres the same is quite prominent in both individuals. The presence of white specks on postmedial is diagnostic compared with other members of this genus. Generic and tribal placement needs confirmation. Stüning (2000) believes that this species' genetalia is close to the genus Heterostegane and tribe Baptini. 
 

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Anonymous. 2022. Xenographia semifusca Hampson, 1895. 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/358300/Xenographia-semifusca
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