Thosea magna Hering, 1931 -

Taxonomic Information

Thosea Walker, 1855 species known from the Indian subcontinent (Singh et al. 2021)

Thosea sinensis (Walker, 1855). India; Bhutan. 

Thosea magna Hering, 1931. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya (TL), Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal; Bhutan.  

Thosea bipartita Hering, 1933. NE India; Bangladesh.  

Thosea sevastopuloi Holloway, 1987. India: Bhimtal , Uttarakhand; Nepal. 

Thosea andamanica Holloway, 1987. Andaman Is.

Thosea lutea Heylaerts, 1890. India: Great Nicobar Is. 

Thosea brunti Holloway, 1987 

Thosea styx Holloway, 1987 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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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. OD: Thosea magna Hering, 1931, In: Seitz, A. (Ed.). Macro. Lep. World. Vol. 10., pg. 711. 
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 82/20. 
  3. Irungbam, J.S., M.S. Chib & A.V. Solovyev. 2017. Moths of the family Limacodidae Duponchel, 1845 (Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea) from Bhutan with six new generic and 12 new species records. Journal of Threatened Taxa 9(2): 9795–9813; http://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2443.9.2.9795-9813. Image 13.
  4. Singh, N., Ahmad, J. and Chandra, K., &. Solovyev, A. V. 2021. A new species of the genus Thespea Solovyev and four newly recorded species of Limacodidae from India (Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea). Zootaxa, 4927(1), pp.123-132.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Thosea magna Hering, 1931 – . 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/thosea-magna, accessed 2024/02/29.