Planovalvata confusa Volynkin, Dubatolov & Kishida, 2018 -

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Planovalvata confusa -


Similiar species: Stigmatophora roseivena (Hampson, 1894)

Separating Stigmatophora roseivena and Planovalvata confusa
The HW of confusa is yellow, while the HW of Stigmatophora roseivena is pink. The differences in pattern between that can be seen from the images are as under (in addition to differences mentioned by Volynkin, 2018): FW, 2nd pale yellow streak on FW is entire in Stigmatophora roseivena but broken in two parts in Planovalvata confusa. 4th & 5th yellow streaks on FW are smaller and overlapping at the ends of the steaks in Planovalvata confusa. In Stigmatophora roseivena, the 4th & 5th yellow streaks on FW are broader, entire and almost equal in length.

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1

OD: Planovalvata confusa Volynkin, Dubatolov & Kishida, 2018 in Volynkin, A.V., Dubatolov, V.V. and Kishida, Y., 2018. On the taxonomy of the genera Planovalvata Dubatolov Kishida, Stigmatophora Staudinger and Pseudomiltochrista Dubatolov Bucsek, with description of one new species (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini). Zootaxa, 4394(1), pp.128-136.

This species was listed as Stigmatophora roseivena (Hampson, 1894 on the MOI website and its identity was revised to Planovalvata confusa Volynkin, Dubatolov & Kishida, 2018 on MOI 10 Aug 2021 (Sanjay Sondhi).

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Planovalvata confusa Volynkin, Dubatolov & Kishida, 2018 – . 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/planovalvata-confusa, accessed 2024/04/21.