Jodis pallescens (Hampson, 1891) -

Taxonomic Information

Thirteen species of Jodis Hübner, [1823] species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Jodis albipuncta (Warren, 1898). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Jodis argutaria (Walker, 1866). India: North Hindustan.
Jodis coeruleata (Warren, 1896). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).
Jodis ctila (Prout, 1926). Myanmar; India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Jodis delicatula (Warren, 1896). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills), Arunachal Pradesh (Tale WLS).
Jodis inumbrata (Warren, 1896). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Jodis irregularis (Warren, 1894). Bhutan; India: Himalayas.
Jodis nanda (Walker, 1861). Sri Lanka; India.
Jodis pallescens (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris.
Jodis rhabdota (Prout, 1917). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Jodis subtractata (Walker, 1863). India: Hindustan.
Jodis undularia (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris.
Jodis xynia (Prout, 1917). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. Geometra pallescens Hampson, 1891. Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8: 108, pl. 151, f. 3; TL: Nilgiri District. Text at https://archive.org/details/illustrationsoft08brituoft/page/108/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/illustrationsoft08brituoft/page/n178/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Iodis pallescens Prout; Seitz, A. (Ed). 1934. vol 12, Macro Lep. World, Pg. 124, Pl 12 a
  3. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Image 88. 

Note: The extent of white is in ppb476 much reduced compared to the original description.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Jodis pallescens (Hampson, 1891) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/Jodis-pallescens, accessed 2024/02/24.