Naxidia punctata (Butler, 1880) -

Taxonomic Information

Naxidia Hampson, 1895 species known from India. 
Naxidia irrorata (Moore, 1888). India: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling).
Naxidia punctata (Butler, 1880). India: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Naxidia punctata -


Similar species: Naxidia irrorata (Moore, 1888) 
MON Part 1. Pl. 6/3.
Argidava irrorata (Moore, 1888) ; Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (3): 251; TL: Darjeeling. Text at https://archive.org/details/descriptionsofne00hewi/page/251/mode/1up?view=theater.
This species seems much more heavily irrorated than N. punctata.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh21
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
Total211
  1. OD: Argidava punctata Butler, 1880. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 6 (32): 128; TL: Darjeeling. Text at https://archive.org/details/annalsmagazineof561880lond/page/128/mode/1up?view=theater
  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. 334, # 3593, Fig. 164. 
  3. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=413590
  4. https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q6982996#/media/File:Naxidia_punctata.jpg
  5. http://twmoth.tesri.gov.tw/peo/FBMothQuery?F=Geometridae&G=Naxidia&S=Naxidia%20punctata
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Naxidia punctata (Butler, 1880) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.42. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/naxidia-punctata, accessed 2023/03/21.