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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Larentiinae > Trichopterygini > Tyloptera

Tyloptera bella (Butler, 1878)

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  1. OD: Melanippe bella Butler, 1878. AMNH. 5 (i). pg. 448. 
  2. Microloba bella; 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 403, #3803, fig. 188. 
  3. Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1914. Macro. Lep. World. Vol. 4, pg. 189, pl. 6d. As Microloba bella
  4. Viidalepp, J. 2011. A morphological review of tribes in Larentiinae (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Zootaxa, 3136: 1–44. For tribal placement. 
  5. Kirti, J. S., K. Chandra, A. Saxena & N. Singh. 2019. Geometrid Moths of India. Nature Books of India, New Delhi, 296 pp. 
Note: Kirti et al (2019) list two subspecies from India: Tyloptera bella taracta (Prout, 1958) from Sikkim and Tyloptera bella diacena Prout, 1926 from Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Tyloptera bella (Butler, 1878). 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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