Callyna semivitta Moore, 1882 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Callyna Guenée, 1852 species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Callyna contracta Warren, 1913. India: Sikkim, Punjab, Kulu, Himachal Pradesh.
Callyna costiplaga Moore, [1885]. Sri Lanka; India.
Callyna jugaria Walker, 1858. India: Sikkim, Punjab, West Bengal; Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh.
Callyna melanosema Hampson, 1918. Sri Lanka.
Callyna monoleuca Walker, 1858. Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India: Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu.
Callyna mystica (Walker, 1858). Myamnar.
Callyna semivitta Moore, 1882. India: Punjab, Sikkim, West Bengal (Darjeeling), Arunachal Pradesh.
Callyna siderea Guenée, 1852. Sri Lanka; India: Punjab, Assam.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Callyna semivitta -


Similar species: Callyna contracta Warren, 1913
In: Seitz A. (ed.): Die gross-Schmetterlinge des Indo-Australischen Faunengebietes 11: 196, Pl. 21g (Syntypes: Sikkim, Punjab, Kulu, NhM (BMNh), London). 
MOT Vol. 3, Part 2. Pl. 39/16-17
Description of contracta separating it from semivitta mentioned in Seitz. 

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Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
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Mizoram
Nagaland
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Paschimbanga
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Uttarakhand
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  1. OD: Callyna semivitta Moore, 1882. Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (2): 161; TL: Darjiling
  2. TL: Darjeeling. Text at https://archive.org/details/descriptionsofne00hewi/page/161/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Bangkok, Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand. 625 pp., 55 pls. Pl. 39/15
  4. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 253. 
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/121829-Callyna-semivitta

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Callyna semivitta Moore, 1882 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/callyna-semivitta, accessed 2024/04/18.