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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Boarmiini > Pogonopygia

Pogonopygia pavida (Bastelberger, 1911)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Pogonopygia Warren, 1894 species known from India (Kirti et al 2018)..
Pogonopygia nigralbata Warren, 1894. India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills), Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal. 
Pogonopygia pavida baria (Prout, 1928). N. India; Nepal.

  1. OD: Dilophodes pavida Bastelberger, 1911, Societas ent. 25: 90.
  2. Pogonopygia pavida baria (Prout, 1928). J. Fed. Malay. Stae Mus. 17: 109. Borneo (TL).
  3. Yazaki, K. 1994. Geometridae, pp. 5-40. In: Moths of Nepal, Part 3. Tinea 14(Supplement 1). Tokyo, The Japan Heterocerists’ Society. pg. 24 & 25, pl. 70/8. As Pogonopygia pavida baria. 
Note: Four subpsecies are listed for this taxon as under: 
Pogonopygia pavida pavida (Bastelberger, 1911). Taiwan (TL). 
Pogonopygia pavida baria Prout, 1932. Borneo (TL); NE Himalaya; Nepal (Yazaki, 1994)
Pogonopygia pavida contaminata Inoue, 1971. Japan.
Pogonopygia pavida xanthura Prout, 1928. Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia. 
Yazaki (1994) placed the NE Himalayan and Nepal populations as baria, but there are significant variations shown in Nepal and NE Himalayan individuals, so their specific/subspecific status needs investigation. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Pogonopygia pavida (Bastelberger, 1911). 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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