Naxa textilis Walker, 1856 -

Taxonomic Information

Naxa obliterata has smaller spots than Naxa textilis textilis, similar sized spots compared to Naxa textilis parvipuncta, but the submarginal series of spots on boths wings are further away from the margin in N. obliterataNaxa obliterata known distribution is N. India.

List of known Naxa from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Naxa obliterata (Warren, 1893). India: Naga Hills, Nagaland.
Naxa seriaria (Motschulsky, 1866). India: Nagas, Nagaland.
Naxa textilis textilis Walker, 1856. Bangladesh: Silhet. India: NW Himalaya, Sikkim, Assam, Nilgiris.
Naxa textilis parvipuncta Prout, 1916. India: Nilgiris.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh2
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala11311
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal1
Total11211421

Naxa textilis Walker, 1856 Olea dioica (Oleaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Naxa textilis Walker, 1856. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 7: 1743; TL: Sylhet. Text at http://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso07brit#page/1743/mode/1up. [accessed 08 June 2018]
  2. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=469599  [accessed 08 June 2018]
  3. 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. 325, # 3578.  
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 2/7. 
  5. Kirti, J. S., K. Chandra, A. Saxena & N. Singh. 2019. Geometrid Moths of India. 296 pp. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. Pg. 169. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Naxa textilis Walker, 1856 – . 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/naxa-textilis, accessed 2024/02/22.