Patania obfuscalis Yamanaka, 1998 -

Taxonomic Information

Patania Moore, 1888 species from the Indian subcontinent
Patania balteata (Fabricius, 1798). India; Nepal; Sri Lanka; Myanmar.
Patania caletoralis (Walker, 1859). N. India. 
Patania characteristica (Warren, 1896). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Patania concatenalis (Walker, [1866]). Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Patania costalis (Moore, 1888). Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Patania deficiens (Moore, [1886]). S. India; Sri Lanka. 
Patania flavispila (Swinhoe, 1894). Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.
Patania fraterna (Moore, [1886]). Sri Lanka.
Patania imbecilis (Moore, 1888). Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Patania iopasalis (Walker, 1859). India. 
Patania jatingaensis (Rose & Singh, 1989). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Patania menoni (Kirti & Gill, 2007). Arunachal Pradesh.
Patania mysisalis (Walker, 1859). India?
Patania obfuscalis Yamanaka, 1998. Nepal; Arunachal Pradesh. 
Patania palliventralis (Snellen, 1890). Sikkim. 
Patania plagiatalis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka.
Patania ruralis (Scopoli, 1763). Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand; Nepal.  
Patania sabinusalis (Walker, 1859). India?
Patania scinisalis (Walker, 1859). Himalayas. 
Patania ultimalis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka; Myanmar.
Patania verecunda (Warren, 1896). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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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
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total111
  1. Pleuroptya obfuscalis Yamanaka, 1998. MON Part 5, Pg. 106, Pl. 142/30.
  2. Patania clava (Extralimital) at Xu, D. and Du, X.C., 2016. A new species of Patania from the Hainan Island, China (Lepidoptera, Crambidae). ZooKeys, (614), p.129.
Very similar to P. iopasalis (Walker, 1859), described from India (cf Inoue, 1982: 343, pl. 40, fig.14 (male)), in maculation, but wings broader in both sexes; ground colour of upperside of both wings somewhat strongly tinted with ochreous, basal and terminal area of forewing much more densely suffused with brownish fuscous; orbicular spot usually indistinct.
 
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Patania obfuscalis Yamanaka, 1998 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.60. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/patania-obfuscalis, accessed 2023/09/29.