Metallaxis miniata Yazaki & Wang, 2004 -

Taxonomic Information

Metallaxis Prout, 1932 species known from India.
Metallaxis miniata Yazaki & Wang, 2004. Arunachal Pradesh.
Metallaxis semipurpurascens Hampson, 1896. E. Himalayas. 
Metallaxis semiustus Swinhoe, 1894. E. Himalayas.

Metallaxis semiustus Swinhoe, 1894 
Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. # 3947 from Khasi Hills. 
http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-10/rhodostrophiini/rhodostrophiini_4_1.php

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  1. Metallaxis miniata Yazaki & Wang, 2004. In Yazaki, K., Wang, M. and Huang, G.H., 2004. Notes on geometrid moths (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) from Nanling Mts, S. China (2). Tinea, 18(1), pp.56-64. Fig. 7. 
  2. 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. Pg. 18, Image 437.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Metallaxis miniata Yazaki & Wang, 2004 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/metallaxis-miniata, accessed 2024/04/23.