Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Plutodes flavescens (Suyoga Sikkimensis) - Sikkim Moth

Plutodes flavescens (Suyoga Sikkimensis)
Place : Shantinagar, Singtam, East Sikkim,
Date: October 25, 2014
Pic: Shital Pradhan



Scientific classification

Kingdom:             Animalia
Phylum:               Arthropoda
Class:                    Insecta
Order:                  Lepidoptera
Family:                 Geometridae
Genus:                  Plutodes
Species:                 P. flavescens
Binomial name:    Plutodes flavescens (Butler, 1880)

Other Names: Suyoga Sikkimensis

Special feature:  It is found in the north-eastern Himalaya and on Borneo, Sumatra and Java

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