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Absala dorcada
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Tribe: Pseudoterpnini
Genus: Absala
Swinhoe, 1893
A. dorcada
Binomial name
Absala dorcada
Swinhoe, 1893

Absala is a monotypic moth genus in the family Geometridae. It consists of only one species, Absala dorcada, which is found in China, India, Thailand and Vietnam. Both the genus and species were first described by Charles Swinhoe in 1893.[1]

Adults are whitish, diffused with olive-green striations.


  1. ^ Pitkin, Linda M.; Han, Hongxiang; James, Shayleen (June 11, 2007). "Moths of the tribe Pseudoterpnini (Geometridae: Geometrinae): a review of the genera" (PDF). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 150 (2): 334–412. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00287.x. Archived from the original on April 25, 2012.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)