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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Larentiinae > Eupitheciini > Bosara

Bosara albitornalis (Prout, 1958)

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
Bosara Walker, 1866 species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Bosara albitornalis (Prout, 1958). TL: Karwar, Goa. 
Bosara emarginaria (Hampson, 1893). India: Assam; Sri Lanka. 
Bosara maior Galsworthy, 2002. Sri Lanka. 
Bosara modesta (Warren, 1893). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 

  1. OD: Chloroclystis infusata albitornalis Prout, L. B. 1958. New species of Indo-Australian Geometridae. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). 6:407. TL: Karwar.Text at  
  2. Seitz, A. (Ed.). Macro. Lep. World. Vol. 12. Pl. 40 b. 
  3. Kirti, J. S., K. Chandra, A. Saxena & N. Singh. 2019. Geometrid Moths of India. Nature Books of India, New Delhi, 296 pp. Listed as Axinoptera albitornalis
  4. 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. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Image 42. 
  5. Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, T. Karmakar & K. Kunte. 2021. Moth diversity (Lepidoptera) of Shendurney and Ponmudi in Agastyamalai Biosphere Reserve, Kerala, India: an update. Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(3): 166-178. Pg. 174, Pl. 4/71.
  6. Holloway, J. D. 1997. The moths of Borneo Part 10, Family Geometridae: Subfamilies Sterrhinae, Larentiinae, Addenda to other subfamilies. Malayan Nature Journal 51:1-242. For Axinoptera infusata where Holloway states that the S. Indian species, albitornalis, is best treated as a separate species.

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Anonymous. 2022. Bosara albitornalis (Prout, 1958). 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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