Nyctemera carissima (Swinhoe, 1891) -

Taxonomic Information

Very similar Nyctemera muelleri is extralimital. Nyctemera arctata.

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

Nyctemera carissima -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh12
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
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total13
  1. Cerny, K. & A. Pinratana. 2009. Moths of Thailand, Vol. 6, Arctiidae, pl 45, # 392a, b.
  2. jpmoth.org. Digital Moths of Asia. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/77_Arctiidae/75.3%20Arctiinae/3341Nyctemera%20carissima/Nyctemera%20carissima.htm [accessed 4 Sep 2015]

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Nyctemera carissima (Swinhoe, 1891) – . 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/nyctemera-carissima, accessed 2023/03/31.