Comibaena apicipicta Prout, 1912 -

Taxonomic Information

Similiar species:Comibaena delineata (Warren, 1893) from Sikkim, which has lines on FW.
 

Comibaena Hübner, [1823] species known from India.
Comibaena attenuata (Warren, 1896). Himalayas. 

Comibaena albimarginata (Warren, 1893). Sikkim

Comibaena apicipicta Prout, 1912. Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal; Tibet. 

Comibaena biplaga Walker, 1861. South India, NE Himalaya.

Comibaena cassidara (Guenée, 1858). India.

Comibaenini cenocraspis Prout, 1926. India; Myanmar. 

Comibaena chalybeata Moore, 1868. Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Comibaena delineata (Warren, 1893). Sikkim

Comibaena fuscidorsata Prout,1912. Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram.

Comibaena integranota Hampson, 1893. Khasis, Meghalaya; Sri Lanka (Kelani Valley).  

Comibaena nepalensis Yazaki, 2000. Sikkim, Dalapchand; Nepal (Godavari).

Comibaena pictipennis Bulter, 1880. Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Comibaena quadrinotata Butler, 1889. Kangra District, Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh.

Comibaena subhyalina (Warren, 1899). North India.
Comibaena striataria Leech, 1897. S. & W. India. Needs confirmation. 

 

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  1. Comibaena apicipicta Prout, 1912. In Wytsman, Genera Insecta, 129:101. Text at https://archive.org/stream/generainsectorum129wytsuoft#page/n111/mode/1up 
  2. Seitz, A. (Ed). 1912. The Macrolepidoptera of the World. Vol. 4, Pg. 20, Pl 3c.. 
  3. Han, H., Galsworthy, A.C. and Xue, D., 2012. The Comibaenini of China (Geometridae: Geometrinae), with a review of the tribe. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 165(4), pp.723-772. Figure. 6. 
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pg. 14, Pl. 97/2. 
  5. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572.Image 395.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Comibaena apicipicta Prout, 1912 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.62. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/comibaena-apicipicta, accessed 2023/11/29.