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Catoria sublavaria (Guenée, [1858])

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
Catoria Moore, [1887] species known from Indian subcontinent.
Catoria hemiprosopa (Turner, 1904). Sri Lanka
Catoria sublavaria sublavaria (Guenée, [1858]). India; Sri Lanka. 
Catoria sublavaria tenax Prout, 1929. India: Andaman Is. 
Catoria olivescens Moore, 1888. NE Himalaya. 
  1. OD: Boarmia sublavaria Guenée, 1857 [1858]. In: Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. Nat. Insectes (Spec. gen. Lepid.) 9:256. TL: Central India. Text (in French) at
  2. Catoria sublavaria Guenée; Prout, 1929: 139-140, describes subspecies from the Andamans tenax Prout, 1929. 
  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. 270 as Boarmia sublavaria
  4. Prout, L.B., 1929. On the geometrid genus Catoria Moore. Novit. zool., 35, pp.132-141.
  5. 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 135/136. 
  6. 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. Image 54. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Catoria sublavaria (Guenée, [1858]). 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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