Lygropia distorta (Moore, [1886]) -

Taxonomic Information

Lygropia Lederer, 1863 species known from India. 
Lygropia amplificata (Warren, 1896). India. 
Lygropia distorta (Moore, [1886]). Sri Lanka. 
Lygropia euryclealis (Walker, 1859).India. 
Lygropia flavicaput (Warren, 1896). India: Assam. 
Lygropia shevaroyalis Hampson 1908. India: South India. 
Lygropia yerburii (Butler, 1886). Pakistan.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Lygropia distorta -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala11
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra131
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total12131

Lygropia distorta (Moore, [1886]): Lasianthus spp., Pavetta indica, Pavetta canescens? (Rubiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010)

  1. OD:Pelecyntis distorta Moore, 1885. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Vol. 3, p.g 270, Pl. 180/7.Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9340782#page/292/mode/1up. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9340782#page/675/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg 343, #5001
  3. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (insecta : lepidoptera) of Hong Kong. Plate 16/7. Listed as Pardomima distorta
  4. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/904452-Lygropia-distorta
 
 
 

Other Notes

Similar species: Pardomima amyntusalis (Walker, 1859)

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Lygropia distorta (Moore, [1886]) – . 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/lygropia-distorta, accessed 2024/02/29.