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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Geometrinae > Agathiini > Agathia

Agathia laetata (Fabricius, 1794)

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Similiar species:
Agathia microlaetata Goyal, Kirti & Saxena 2018. 
Goyal, T., Kirti, J.S. and Saxena, A., 2018. Taxonomy of genus Agathia Guenée (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) with description of a new species from western ghats, India. Indian Journal of Entomology80(3), pp.951-959.

Agathia microlaetata is best separated from Agathia laetata by male genitalia. From external morphology, the FW costal margin is strongly excurved before apex. 

References:
  1. Hampson, G. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs, pg 487, # 4050
  2. Holloway, J. D. 1996. The Moths of Borneo, Part 9. Geometridae (Incl. Orthostixini) Oenochrominae, Desmobathrinae, Geometrinae, Ennominae addenda. Website accesed June 2015.
  3. Goyal, T., Kirti, J.S. and Saxena, A., 2018. Taxonomy of genus Agathia Guenée (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) with description of a new species from western ghats, India. Indian Journal of Entomology80(3), pp.951-959.

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Anonymous. 2021. Agathia laetata (Fabricius, 1794). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/69655/Agathia-laetata
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