Nygmia plana (Walker, 1856) -

Taxonomic Information

Nygmia Hübner, [1820] species from Indian subcontinent
Nygmia icilia (Stoll, [1790]). India; Sri Lanka.

Nygmia marginata (Moore, 1879). West Bengal; Nepal. 
Nygmia plana (Walker, 1856). Himalayas, Andamans; Nepal.

Nygmia staudingeri (Leech, [1889]). Arunachal Pradesh. 

Nygmia uniformis (Moore, 1879). West Bengal; Nepal.

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Nygmia plana (Walker, 1856): Loranthus spp. (Loranthaceae), Magifera indica (Anacardiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010)
  1. Euproctis plana Walker, 1856. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, Vol 7, pg 1731 (male). Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso07brit/page/1731/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Chaerotriche immaculata Butler, 1881. Illustration of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Museum Part 5, Pg. 52, Pl. 89, fig 14 (female). Text at  https://archive.org/details/illustrationsoft05brituoft/page/52/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/illustrationsoft05brituoft/page/n110/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Euproctis plana in Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg. 479, # 1083. 
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl 57/5.  
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/201821-Nygmia-plana 
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Nygmia plana (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/nygmia-plana, accessed 2024/02/29.