Ortopla lindsayi (Hampson, 1891) -

Taxonomic Information

Ortopla Walker, [1859] species known from India and Sri Lanka. 
Ortopla lindsayi (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris (TL), Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal; Nepal. 
Ortopla noduna (Swinhoe, 1905). Sri Lanka.
Ortopla relinquenda (Walker, 1858). India: West Bengal; Myanmar.  

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Ortopla lindsayi -


Similar species: Ortopla iarbasalis Walker, [1859] (Extralimital). 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala211
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1211
  1. Kotoplax lindsayi Hampson, 1891. Illust. typical Specimens Lepid. Heterocera Colln Br. Mus. 8: 127. Pl. 154, fig. 17.
 TL: Nilgiri district. 
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg 474 as Polydesma lindsayi from Nilgiris. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 90/3. 
  4. Behounek, H. & Kononenko, V. S. 2013. Revision of the genus Ortopla Walker, [1859] with description of two new species from Southeast Asia (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Pantheinae). Revision of Pantheinae, contribution X Zootaxa 3746 (2): 240-256. Fig. 21-22 for male. 

 

 

 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ortopla lindsayi (Hampson, 1891) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/ortopla-lindsayi, accessed 2024/04/18.