Luxiaria amasa (Butler, 1878) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Luxiaria Walker, 1860 known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Luxiaria acutaria (Snellen, 1877). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling).
Luxiaria amasa (Butler, 1878). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Himachal Pradesh.
Luxiaria despicata Prout, 1929. India: Meghalaya (Cherrapunji).
Luxiaria contigaria (Walker, 1861). India: North India.
Luxiaria despicata Prout, 1929. India: Meghalaya (Cherrapunji).
Luxiaria emphatica Prout, 1925. India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills, Cherrapunji), Tamil Nadu (KMTR) (Iyer et al 2021).
Luxiaria hypaphanes Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris, Kerala, Maharashtra. 
Luxiaria mitorrhaphes Prout, 1925. India: Nagaland (Naga Hills), Arunachal Pradesh..
Luxiaria phyllosaria (Walker, 1860). India: Khasis, Meghalaya.
Luxiaria submonstrata (Walker, 1861).
Luxiaria subrasata (Walker, 1861). India: North India.
Luxiaria tephrosaria (Moore, 1868). India: Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh.
Luxiaria turpisaria Walker, 1861.

Luxiaria obliquata Moore, 1888 and Luxiaria postvittata Walker, 1861 are now placed in Calletaera Warren, 1895.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh21
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
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
Total212
  1. Bithia amasa Butler, 1878. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 1 (5): 405. Text at https://archive.org/details/annalsmagazineof511878lond/page/405/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Luxiaria fasciosa Moore, 1888. Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (3): 254; TL: Taiwan. Text at https://archive.org/details/descriptionsofne00hewi/page/254/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Luxiaria fulvifascia Warren, 1894. Novit. zool. 1 (2): 440; TL: Sumatra. Text at https://archive.org/details/novitateszoologi01lond/page/440/mode/1up?view=theater
  4. MON Part 1, Pl. 8/20 for Luxiaria amasa fasciosa. 
  5. Jiang, N., Xue, D. and Han, H., 2014. A review of Luxiaria Walker and its allied genus Calletaera Warren (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Ennominae) from China. Zootaxa, 3856(1), pp.073-099.  Fig. 10-13. 
  6. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-11/Eutoeini/eutoeini_5_5.php
  7. https://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=591902
  8. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/69_Geometridae/72.2_Ennominae/2713_Luxiaria/2713_Luxiaria_amasa/Luxiaria_amasa.htm

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Luxiaria amasa (Butler, 1878) – . 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/Luxiaria-amasa, accessed 2024/02/25.