Dysphania andamana (Moore, 1877) -

Taxonomic Information

Dysphania Hübner, [1819] species known from the Indian subcontinent (Kirti et al. 2019 and Lepindex).

Dysphania andamana (Moore, 1877). Andamans. 

Dysphania alloides Prout, 1916. Andamans, Port Blair

Dysphania glaucescens glaucescens (Walker, 1862). Indian Himalayas.

Dysphania flavidiscalis Warren, 1895. Myanmar.

Dysphania jessica (Swinhoe, 1908). Nicobars, Nancoury; Andamans, Port Blair.

Dysphania malayanus recessa (Walker, 1862). Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Dysphania militaris (Linnaeus, 1758). N. India. Uttarakhand east to NE. India. 

Dysphania nelera (Swinhoe, 1891). Maharashtra, Goa, Kerala.

Dysphania palmyra (Stoll, [1790]). Maharashtra, Karnataka; Sri Lanka. 

Dysphania percota (Swinhoe, 1891). Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala. 

Dysphania porphyroides Prout, 1917. Andaman Islands.

Dysphania prunicolor (Moore, 1879). Sri Lanka. 

Dysphania subrepleta excubitor (Moore, 1879). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands2
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
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
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total2
  1. OD: Euschema andamana Moore, 1877. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. Pg. 599. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/90449#page/283/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. Moths 3. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 470, # 3993 as Euschema andamana.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Dysphania andamana (Moore, 1877) – . 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/dysphania-andamana, accessed 2024/02/22.