Pseudosphetta moorei (Cotes & Swinhoe, 1887) -

Taxonomic Information

Similar species is Pseudosphetta fissigna Hampson, 1926

https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/miscellaneous_vi/miscellaneousvi_5_1.php
for extralimital P. fissisigna. Roger Kendrick states FW reniform stigma is apically tridentate in fissisigna, bidentate in moorei

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Pseudosphetta moorei -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala2
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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Pseudosphetta moorei (Cotes & Swinhoe, 1887): Pongamia pinnata (Fabaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010)
  1. Sphetta moorei Cotes & Swinhoe, 1887. Catalogue of the Moths of India: 172. TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
  2. Sphetta apicalis Moore, 1879. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 1879: 455, praeocc. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 53/8. 
  4. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (insecta : lepidoptera) of Hong Kong. Pl. 37/25.
  5. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls. Pl. 18/20. 
  6. Sondhi, Y., S. Sondhi, S. R. Pathour, & K. Kunte. 2018. Moth diversity (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of Shendurney and Ponmudi in Agastyamalai Biosphere Reserve, Kerala, India, with notes on new records. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 28(2). Image 133.
  7. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/202708-Pseudosphetta moorei
  8. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/miscellaneous_vi/miscellaneousvi_5_2.php

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Pseudosphetta moorei (Cotes & Swinhoe, 1887) – . 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/pseudosphetta-moorei, accessed 2024/04/19.