Pomasia denticlathrata Warren, 1893 -

Taxonomic Information

Pomasia Guenée, [1858] species known from India. 
Pomasia denticlathrata Warren, 1893. India: Naga Hills. 
Pomasia parerga Prout, 1941. NE India. 
Pomasia punctaria Hampson, 1912. India: Nilgiris, Chennai. 
Pomasia psylaria Guenée, [1858]. Sri Lanka (TL). 
Pomasia sparsata Hampson, 1902. India: TL: Cardamom Hills, Travancore. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Pomasia denticlathrata -


Similar species from NE India: Pomasia parerga Prout, 1941. 
Pomasia parerga Prout, 1941. Macro. Lep World. Vol. 12: 346, pl 36k. TL: Khasi Hills.
Pomasia parerga; Prout, 1958. New species of Indo-Australian Geometridae. Bulletin of The British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 6 (12): 385. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2258809#page/421/mode/1up
Differs from Pomasia denticlathrata by the distal third of the forewing being suffused with ochraceous buff. Underside of both wings is orange (orange-fulvous in Pomasia denticlathrata). 

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  1. Pomasia denticlathrata Warren, 1893. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. Vol. 25: 367. TL: Naga Hills. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/97156#page/475/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs.pg. 388. 
  3. Seitz, A.(Ed). 1914. Macro. Lep World. Vol. 4: 274, pl. 
  4. Seitz, A.(Ed). Macro. Lep World. Vol. 12, pl 36k. 
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/954664-Pomasia-denticlathrata
     

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Pomasia denticlathrata Warren, 1893 – . 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/Pomasia-denticlathrata, accessed 2024/02/24.