Digama hearseyana Moore, [1859] -

Taxonomic Information

Digama Moore, [1860] species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Digama burmana Hampson, [1893]. Myanmar. 
Digama marchalii (Guérin-Méneville, 1843). India (Maharshtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala).
Digama fasciata Butler, 1877. India: Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu. 
Digama hearseyana Moore, 1858. India: Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand. 
Digama insulana Felder, 1868. India: Uttarakhand (TL: Bhimtal), "Nilgiris", Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal; Sri Lanka. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Digama hearseyana -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi111
Goa
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu11
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand111
West Bengal
Total221511

Digama hearseyana Moore, 1859 : Cajanus cajan (Fabaceae),Carissa carandas, Carissa spinarum (Apocynaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Digama hearseyana Moore, 1858. In: Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. Mus. Nat. East India House 2: 298, pl. 7a, f. 3a. Text at https://archive.org/stream/catalogueoflepid02east#page/298/mode/1up. Plate at https://archive.org/stream/catalogueoflepid02east#page/n218/mode/1up. TL: Canara, Ceylon, N. India.
  2. Digama similis Moore, 1878. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878: 5; TL: NW. Himalaya. Text at https://archive.org/stream/proceedingsofgen78zool#page/5/mode/1up
  3. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg. 505, #1155.
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 17/3. 

Reverted back to genus as Digama from Sommeria on 14 July 2021 based on http://www.aganainae.nl. [accessed 14 July 2021]

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Digama hearseyana Moore, [1859] – . 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/digama-hearseyana, accessed 2024/04/14.