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Chlororithra sp c.f. C. fea, Butler, 1889
Discussion about the Genus and species on Facebook (Indianmoths Group) Singh Jatishwor:. I also have same specimen in Project Noah (http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/108...) . We had a discussion during that time most of the people said Berta is not the correct genus for this species. You can check with this links..... http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Tax... http://www.flickr.com/photos/haneesh/137... Geometridae www.projectnoah.org June 9 at 6:54pm · Like · Singh Jatishwor: I hope in this matter Sir Peter Smetacek and Sir Roger Kendrick will help us to find out the correct genus for this species. Peter Smetacek: It does seem to be Berta near chrysolinea. Roger Kendrick: Finally had a chance to look in Fauna Sinica Insecta vol 54 (Geometrinae - Han & Xue, 2011) - the genus is Chlororithra Butler, 1889. Without being able to see the apex of the hindwing, I cannot be 100% sure about the species id., but it's close to C. fea Butler, 1889, the lectotype and paralectotypes are from Kangra district, Dharmsala, reared from Quercus alba Peter Smetacek: Roger, fea is much paler. I have it here. Peter Smetacek: you are correct about the genus, though.
Spotted on May 13, 2012
Submitted on May 14, 2012
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