Arctornis spp. Germar, 1810 -

Taxonomic Information

Arctornis Germar, 1810 species known from India. 
Arctornis marginata (Moore, [1883]). S. India; Sri Lanka. 
Arctornis comma (Hutton, 1865). India: Uttarakhand (TL: Dehradun); Nepal. 
Arctornis cygna (Moore, 1879). India: West Bengal, Meghalaya. 
Arctornis diaphana (Moore, 1879). India: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling).
Arctornis divisa (Walker, 1855). Bangladesh (TL: Sylhet). 
Arctornis lactea (Moore, 1879). India: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling).
Arctornis I-nigrum (Müller, 1764). Himalaya.
Arctornis opalina (Collenette, 1951). Myanmar. 
Arctornis pellucida (Swinhoe, 1903). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Arctornis rutila (Fabricius, 1781). India?
Arctornis sericea (Moore, 1877). India: Andaman Is. (TL: Port Blair). 
Arctornis silhetica (Walker, 1865). Bangladesh (TL: Sylhet).
Arctornis submarginata (Walker, 1855). India: West Bengal; Bangladesh (TL: Sylhet).
Arctornis subvitrea (Walker, 1865). India.
Arctornis xuthocraspeda Collenette, 1938. India: Assam (TL). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh11
Arunachal Pradesh421321
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh2
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka12151
Kerala2121
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh2
Maharashtra2111133
Manipur1
Meghalaya11
Mizoram2
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga2
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1311
West Bengal114
Total318321616121411
Arctornis spp.: Camellia sinensis (Theaceae),Shorea robusta, Hopea parviflora, Hopea ponga (Dipterocarpaceae), Diospyros candolleana (Ebenaceae), Litsea monopetala, Alseodaphne semecarpifolia (Lauraceae), Lagerstroemia indica, Lagerstroemia speciosa (Lythraceae), Terminalia catappa, Terminalia paniculata (Combretaceae), Oryza sativa (Poaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Arctornis spp. Germar, 1810 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/arctornis-spp, accessed 2024/02/23.