Milionia basalis

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Milionia basalis
Milionia basalis Day flying Moth from Namdapha Tiger Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh.jpg
Milionia basalis pryeri
Milionia basalis.JPG
Milionia basalis guentheri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Tribe: Boarmiini
Genus: Milionia
Species: M. basalis
Binomial name
Milionia basalis
Walker, 1854
Synonyms
  • Milionia zonea Moore, 1872
  • Milionia guentheri Butler, 1881
  • Milionia latifasciata Butler, 1881
  • Milionia pyrozonis Butler, 1882
  • Milionia butleri Druce, 1882
  • Milionia sharpei Butler, 1886
  • Milionia pryeri Druce, 1888
  • Milionia ochracea Thierry-Mieg, 1907

Milionia basalis is a moth of the Geometridae family. It is found in Japan, the north-eastern parts of the Himalaya, Burma and Sundaland.

The wingspan is 50–56 mm.

The larvae feed on Dacrydium and Podocarpus species. The adult is day-flying. It feed on the nectar flowers of Leptospermum flavescens in the mountains of Peninsular Malaysia.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Milionia basalis basalis
  • Milionia basalis sharpei (Borneo)
  • Milionia basalis pyrozona (Peninsular Malaysia, Burma)
  • Milionia basalis pryeri (Japan)
  • Milionia basalis guentheri (Sumatra)

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