Lophophelma iterans (Prout, 1926) -

Subspecies in India

Has a greenish form and a whitish form.

Taxonomic Information

Lophophelma Prout, 1912 species from India
Lophophelma costistrigaria (Moore, [1868]). West Bengal; Nepal. 

Lophophelma erionoma (Swinhoe, 1893). TL: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Lophophelma funebrosa (Warren, 1896) TL: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Lophophelma hunliensis. TL: Hunli, Arunachal Pradesh. Not peer reviewed. Needs validation. 

Lophophelma iterans (Prout, 1926). Arunachal Pradesh.

Lophophelma luteipes (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875). Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Lophophelma neonoma (Hampson, 1907). Sri Lanka. 

Lophophelma ruficosta (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris. 

Lophophelma varicoloraria (Moore, [1868]). TL: Bengal.

Lophophelma vigens (Butler, 1880). TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. Terpna iterans Prout 1926. Nov. Zool. Vol. 33/2. TL: Shanghai. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3249506#page/22/mode/1up
  2. Terpna iterans Prout 1926. Seitz Macro. Lep. Supl. 4, 6. Pl 1f. 1934.
  3. Pitkin,L. M, H. Han & S. James. 2007. Moths of the tribe Pseudoterpnini (Geometridae: Geometrinae): a review of the genera. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2007,150, 343–412. With 162 figures.
  4. 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. Image 388.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Lophophelma iterans (Prout, 1926) – . 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/lophophelma-iterans, accessed 2024/07/21.