Lemyra stigmata (Moore, [1866]) -

Taxonomic Information

Lemyra Walker, 1856 species known from S. India (Singh et al 2021).
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) angularis Strand, 1922
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) cernyi N. Singh & Kirti, 2016 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) coorgensis N. Singh & Kirti, 2016 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) cornutiata (Kirti and Gill, 2008) 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) eximia (Swinhoe, 1891)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) latauncus N. Singh & Kirti, 2016 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) malshejensis Kirti & Gill, 2008 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) melanochroa (Hampson, 1918) 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) neglecta (Rothschild, 1910)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) orhanti N. Singh & Kirti, 2016 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) spilosomata (Walker, 1864 [1865]) 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) spinisinferma N. Singh & Kirti, 2016 

Lemyra Walker, 1856 species known from NE India.
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) angularis Strand, 1922
Lemyra (Lemyra) venosa (Moore, 1879)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) biseriata (Moore, 1877)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) collarlis N. Singh, Kirti & Kaleka, 2016 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) excelsa Thomas, 1990 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) flavalis (Moore, 1865) 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) khasiana Thomas, 1990
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) magnaproteus N. Singh & Kirti, 2016 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) melanosoma (Hampson, 1894)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) multivittata (Moore, 1865)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) neglecta (Rothschild, 1910)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) neurica (Hampson, 1911) 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) nigrescens (Rothschild, 1910)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) nigrifrons (Walker, 1865)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) obliquivitta (Moore, 1879) 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) pilosa (Rothschild, 1910)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) pseudocollarlis N. Singh, Kirti & Kaleka, 2016 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) pseudoneurica N. Singh, Kirti & Joshi, 2016 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) punctilinea (Moore, 1879) 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) rhodophila (Walker, 1864 [1865])
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) rubidorsa (Moore, 1865)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) sikkimensis (Moore, 1879)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) sordidescens (Hampson 1901) 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) stigmata (Moore, 1865) 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) wokhaensis N. Singh, Kirti & Joshi, 2016 

Lemyra Walker, 1856 species known from NW Himalaya.
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) bimaculata (Moore, 1879)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) bucseki N. Singh & Kirti, 2016 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) melanosoma (Hampson, 1894)
Lemyra melli (Daniel, 1943)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) multivittata (Moore, 1865)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) pseudobimaculata N. Singh & Kirti, 2016 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) rhodophila (Walker, 1864 [1865])
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) rubidorsa (Moore, 1865)
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) stigmata (Moore, 1865) 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) tawaghatensis N. Singh & Kirti, 2016

Lemyra Walker, 1856 species known from Western India.
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) pseudoburmanica N. Singh & Kirti, 2016 
Lemyra (Thyrgorina) saputarensis N. Singh & Kirti, 2016 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Lemyra stigmata -


Similar species: 
Spilarctia dalbergiae Moore, 1888 
Lemyra multivittata (Moore, 1865) 

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
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 Bengal1
Total11
  1. OD: Spilosoma stigmata Moore, 1865. Proc. Zool. Zoc. Lond., 1865: 809. TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. Text at https://archive.org/stream/proceedingsofgen65zool#page/809/mode/1up 
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 79/6. 
  3. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2016. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 2. Nature Books of India, New Delhi, 214 pp. Pg. 7. 
  4. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 128. 
  5. 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. 115/3. 
  6. Singh, N. ,Joshi, R.,Kirti, J. S.,Bisht, S. S., & H. S. Param. 2021. A catalogue of Indian Arctiinae (Erebidae, Lepidoptera). Zootaxa 5058 (1): 001–118. Lists Lemyra walkeri Kaleka, 2001 as a junior synonym. 
  7. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=341283
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Lemyra stigmata (Moore, [1866]) – . 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/lemyra-stigmata, accessed 2024/04/14.