Nyctemera arctata Walker, 1856 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Nyctemera Hübner, [1820], 1816 known from India.
Nyctemera (Arctata) arctata Walker, 1856, India (NE India, NW India, Sikkim, West Bengal).
Nyctemera (Coleta) coleta (Stoll, 1781), India (Assam, South India, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Nagaland, Karnataka, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, Kerala).
Nyctemera (Deilemera) carissima (Swinhoe, 1891), India (NE India, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh).
Nyctemera (Deilemera) hampsoni (Swinhoe, 1889), India (South India).
Nyctemera (Nyctemera) baulus (Boisduval, 1832), India (Andaman, Nicobar Islands).
Nyctemera (Nyctemera) cenis (Cramer, 1777), India (Indian Himalayas, Meghalaya).
Nyctemera (Nyctemera) lacticinia (Cramer, 1779), India (Coromandel, West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, South India, Andamans, Throughout India, Chhattisgarh).
Nyctemera (Nyctemera) latistriga Walker, 1854, India (NE India, Andaman & Nicobar Island, Throughout India).
Nyctemera (Orphanos) adversata (Schaller, 1788), India (NE India, Meghalaya, Throughout India).
Nyctemera (Orphanos) tripunctaria (Linnaeus, 1758), India (East India (Assam)).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh111
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
Manipur1
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland11
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total21312
  1. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. 609 p - 325 figs, pg 45, # 1261 as Dilemera arctata
  2. Cerny, K. & A. Pinratana. 2009. Moths of Thailand, Vol. 6, Arctiidae. # 394, pg 197

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Nyctemera arctata 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/nyctemera-arctata, accessed 2024/03/05.