Cerynea igniaria (Hampson, [1898]) -

Taxonomic Information

Cerynea Walker, 1859 species from the Indian subcontinent

Cerynea igniaria (Hampson, 1898). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Cerynea punctilinealis (Walker, [1866]). Indo-Australian tropics. 

Cerynea contentaria (Walker, 1861). S. India; Sri Lanka. 

Cerynea ustula (Hampson, 1898). India, Andaman Is.; Sri Lanka.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Cerynea igniaria -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1111
  1. Hypena igniaria Hampson, 1898. The Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 11: 707. TL: Khasis, Meghalaya. 
  2. Seitz, A. (Ed.) Macro. Lep. Vol 11, pg. 235 & Pl. 23a.
  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. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls.Pl. 9/20. 
  4. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/626996-Cerynea-igniaria

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cerynea igniaria (Hampson, [1898]) – . 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/cerynea-igniaria, accessed 2024/04/19.