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Photo #21219: Maxates inaptaria

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Maxates inaptaria

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Base gallery. Upperside. Alive insect.

Photo: John Moore. Image redone at the website. Identified by: Irina Nikulina. Uncertain taxon

Date and time, location shooting/catching: 2004-12-10 00:00:00, Thai

Photographer's comment: Maxates sp

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23.12.2014 10:43, Alexandr Zhakov Corrected data.

Not identified Maxates inaptaria / Tentatively identified / Irina Nikulina.

18.12.2014 22:33, Irina Nikulina

There are two closely related speciesMaxates korintjiensisandMaxates inaptaria.
Distinctive features in the description on mothsofborneo to the korintjiensis - long tails ZK slightly sickle curved apex VC thin flat red line along the edges of the wings having a muffled, a bit dark-green color, a sling and discal spots neotchёtlivye, fringe cream. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/85_GEOMETROIDEA/04_GEOMETRIDAE/07_Geometrinae/41_Maxates/Maxates%20korintjensis/Maxates%20korintjensis_070910915.jpg
Descriptions of inaptaria on mothsofborneo not, because Geography available for this species - the Himalayas. Identified only difference - slightly curved corners apekalnye VC from korintjiensis . But boldsystems.org copy of inaptaria just from Thailand. If you compare the photo with copies to boldsystems, then, perhaps, closer even inaptaria
http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxon=Maxates%20korintjiensis
http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxon=Maxates%20inaptaria

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