Melanthia catenaria (Moore, [1868]) -

Taxonomic Information

List of known Melanthia from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Melanthia dentistrigata (Warren, 1893). India: Kaponang, 8000ft., Sikkim.
Melanthia exquisita (Warren, 1893). India: Tonglo, 10000ft., Sikkim.

Melanthia catenaria (Moore, [1868]). India: Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh; Uttarakhand. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Melanthia catenaria catenaria -

Melanthia catenaria -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
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
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand211
West Bengal1
Total21212
  1. Melanippe catenaria Moore, [1868]. Proc. Zool. Soc. Long. 3: 655, Pl. 33/9. TL: Bengal. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29534005#page/677/mode/1up. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/90421#page/21/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg 354 as Cidaria catenaria.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 7/1.
  4. 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. 100/10. 
  5. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=323546 [accessed 16 January 2021]
  6. http://www.lepiforum.de/lepiwiki.pl?Melanthia_Catenaria [accessed 16 January 2021]

 

 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Melanthia catenaria (Moore, [1868]) – . 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/melanthia-catenaria, accessed 2024/02/23.