Ctenoplusia placida (Moore, [1884]) -

Taxonomic Information

Ctenoplusia Dufay, 1970 species known from the Indian subcontinent
Ctenoplusia albostriata (Bremer & Grey, 1853). Peninsular India; Sri Lanka. 
Ctenoplusia chalcopasta (Hampson, 1912). India; Sri Lanka. 
Ctenoplusia indica (Ronkay, 1986). Karnataka. 
Ctenoplusia furcifera (Walker, [1858]). India; Sri Lanka. 
Ctenoplusia limbirena (Guenee, 1852). India; Sri Lanka. 
Ctenoplusia placida (Moore, [1884]). India; Sri Lanka. 
Ctenoplusia mutans (Walker, 1865). India; Sri Lanka. 
Ctenoplusia tarassota (Hampson, 1913). NE Himalaya. 
Ctenoplusia kosemponesis (Strand, 1920). N. India; Nepal.  

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Ctenoplusia placida -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
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Dadra & Nagar Haveli
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Jammu and Kashmir
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Karnataka2
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Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
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Pondicherry
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Uttarakhand1
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  1. OD: Plusia placida Moore, [1884.] Lepid. Ceylon 3 (1): 73, pl. 151, f. 10, TL: Ceylon. Text at http://archive.org/stream/lepidopteraofcey03moor#page/n94/mode/1up. Plate at http://archive.org/stream/lepidopteraofcey03moor#page/n602/mode/1up
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 44/28. 
  3. Singh, J. & C. K. Sekhon. 2015. Taxonomic studies on the genitalic features of two Species of genus Ctenoplusia Dufay from Western Ghats of India. International Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology. Volume 3, Issue 2, pp: 137-141.
  4. http://dearlep.tw/species.html?namecode=345963&photo_id=bce76af51bdce0593a4da99c4d894e57. [accessed 23 June 2019]
  5. http://npc.iari.res.in/plusiinae/index.php/species-page/2-uncategorised/20-ctenoplusia-placida-moore-1884 [accessed 23 June 2019]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ctenoplusia placida (Moore, [1884]) – . 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/ctenoplusia-placida, accessed 2024/02/23.