Stigmatophora roseivena (Hampson, 1894) -

Taxonomic Information

Stigmatophora Staudinger, 1881 species known from India and Myanmar:
Stigmatophora disticha (Meyrick, 1894). Myanmar. 
Stigmatophora inanis Seitz, 1913. Himalayas. 
Stigmatophora roseivena (Hampson, 1894). India: Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh. 
Stigmatophora strigivenata (Hampson, 1894). India: Arunachal Pradesh; Myanmar.
Stigmatophora palmata (Moore, 1878). India: Arunachal Pradesh. 
Stigmatophora zolotuhini Dubatolov & Bucsek, 2016. India: Assam, Meghalaya. 

Stigmatophora hainanensis Fang, 1991 
Stigmatophora chekiangensis Daniel, 1951 
are similar extralimital species. Wu, S. and Kishida, Y., 2018

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Stigmatophora roseivena -


Similiar species: Planovalvata confusa Volynkin, Dubatolov & Kishida, 2018

Separating Stigmatophora roseivena and Planovalvata confusa
The HW of confusa is yellow, while the HW of Stigmatophora roseivena is pink. The differences in pattern between that can be seen from the images are as under (in addition to differences mentioned by Volynkin et al, 2018): FW, 2nd pale yellow streak on FW is entire in Stigmatophora roseivena but broken in two parts in Planovalvata confusa. 4th & 5th yellow streaks on FW are smaller and overlapping at the ends of the streaks in Planovalvata confusa. In Stigmatophora roseivena, the 4th & 5th yellow streaks on FW are broader, entire and almost equal in length.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
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
Total11
  1. Dubatolov, V.V., Kishida, Y., Wang, M. 2012. New records of lichen-moths from the Nanling Mts., Guangdong, South China, with descriptions of new genera and species (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae: Lithosiinae). Tinea, 22(1): 25-52. Pdf
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae, pg 99, # 1404, as Eugoa roseivena.
  3. Volynkin, A.V., Dubatolov, V.V. and Kishida, Y., 2018. On the taxonomy of the genera Planovalvata Dubatolov Kishida, Stigmatophora Staudinger and Pseudomiltochrista Dubatolov Bucsek, with description of one new species (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini). Zootaxa, 4394(1), pp.128-136.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Stigmatophora roseivena (Hampson, 1894) – . 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/stigmatophora-roseivena, accessed 2024/03/03.