Comostola hauensteini Smetacek, 2004 -

Taxonomic Information

Comostola Meyrick, 1888 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 

Comostola caerulea Warren, 1893. Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh.

Comostola cedilla Prout, 1917. Andaman Is. 

Comostola chlorargyra (Walker, 1861). India sub-region.

Comostola dispansa (Walker, 1861). Sri Lanka. 

Comostola dyakaria (Walker, 1861). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Comostola hauensteini Smetacek, 2004. Uttarakhand (TL: Bhimtal), Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal. 

Comostola hypotyphla Prout, 1917. Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh. 

Comostola inops Prout, 1912. Kashmir: Lidda Valley, Lidderwat, 6700ft, Arunachal Pradesh.

Comostola laesaria (Walker, 1861). India; Sri Lanka (TL). 
Comostola leucosticta Yazaki, 1993. India: Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal (TL). 

Comostola maculata (Moore, 1868). West Bengal.

Comostola meritaria (Walker, 1861). India; Sri Lanka (TL).

Comostola multimaculata (Pajni & Walia, 1984). Himachal Pradesh, Nauni. 

Comostola mundata Warren, 1896. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Comostola ovifera (Warren, 1893). India: Sikkim; Tibet. 

Comostola pyrrhogona (Walker, 1866). South India.

Comostola quantula (Swinhoe, 1886), Mumbai, Maharashtra. 

Comostola subtiliaria (Bremer, 1864). Himalayas. 

Comostola subtiliaria demeritaria Prout, 1917. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Comostola turgescens (Prout, 1917). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh.

Comostola virago Prout, 1926. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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Assam
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Delhi
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Jammu and Kashmir
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Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
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Nagaland1
Odisha
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Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total112
  1. Smetacek, P. (2004). Description of new Lepidoptera from the Kumaon Himalaya. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 101(2): 269– 276. 
  2. Singh, I.J. (2015). A new range record of Comostola hauensteini Smetacek, 2004 (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Geometrinae) from Bhutan. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(6): 7302–7304; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o3988.7302-4 [accessed 30 August 2017]

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Comostola hauensteini Smetacek, 2004 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/comostola-hauensteini, accessed 2024/06/20.