Dichagyris flammatra (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) -

Taxonomic Information

Dichagyris Lederer, 1857 species known from the Indian subcontinent.

Dichagyris antevolans Gyulai, 2021. Nepal. 

Dichagyris flammatra (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775). India. 

Dichagyris herculea (Corti & Draudt, 1933). N. India; Nepal.

Dichagyris himalayensis Turati, 1933. Himalayas.  

Dichagyris kautti Varga, 1996. Himachal Pradesh.

Dichagyris ochrocosta Gyulai, 2021. Bhutan. 

Dichagyris refulgens (Warren, 1909). Kashmir; Tibet. 

Dichagyris sugii Hreblay & Ronkay, 1998. Nepal. 

Dichagyris stentzi (Lederer, 1853). India; Nepal; Pakistan. 

Dichagyris triangularis (Moore, 1867). India; Nepal; Bhutan. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Dichagyris flammatra -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi1
Goa
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Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
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Manipur
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  1. OD: Noctua flammatra Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775. Ank. syst. Schmett. Wienergegend: 80; TL: Vienna region. Text at https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_NeRAAAAAcAAJ/page/n85/mode/1up?view=theater (in German). 
  2. Agrotis basiclavis Walker, [1857]. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 10: 346; TL: "Hindostan". Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso1012brit/page/346/mode/1up?view=theater 
  3. Kapur, A.P. & Arora, G.S., 1967. Taxonomic studies on some Indian species of the genus Agrotis Ochsenheimer and allied genera (Noctuidae, Lepidoptera). Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 65(1-4), pp.89-166.Pg. 119. 
  4. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 144/13.
  5. Komal, J., Shashank, P.R., Sondhi, S., Madan S., Sondhi, Y., Meshram, N.M., Anooj, S.S. 2021. Moths (Insecta: Lepidoptera) of Delhi, India: An illustrated checklist based on museum specimens and surveys. Biodiversity Data Journal 9: e73997. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.9.e73997. Fig. 23b. 
  6. http://www.pieris.ch/seiten/main.php?page=art&art=noct_flammatra
  7. https://www.leps.it/indexjs.htm?SpeciesPages/BasisFlamm.htm
  8. http://www2.nrm.se/en/svenska_fjarilar/d/dichagyris_flammatra.html

Note: Dichagyris herculea (Corti & Draudt, 1933), known from N. India and Nepal is best separated by comparing genitalia and/or molecular phylogeny.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Dichagyris flammatra (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) – . 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/dichagyris-flammatra, accessed 2024/03/03.