Timandra convectaria Walker, 1861 -

Taxonomic Information

Timandra Duponchel, 1829 species known from India.
Timandra amataria griseata (Petersen, 1902). 
Timandra comptaria Walker, 1863. India.
Timandra convectaria convectaria Walker, 1861. Bangladesh; India: Shimla, Nauni, Subathu. 
Timandra correspondens (Hampson, 1895). Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
Timandra nelsoni Prout, 1918. South India; Sri Lanka. 
Timandra obsoleta Warren, 1897. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Timandra responsaria responsaria Moore, 1888. Cherrapunji; Nilgiris.
Timandra ruptilinea Warren, 1897. E. Himalayas. 

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Similar species: 

Timandra griseata, Timandra comptaria, Timandra ruptilinea has FW postmedial line arising from apex. 

Timandra correspondens, Timandra convectaria has FW postmedial line arising from below apex.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka122
Kerala1111
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total111423
  1. OD: Timandra convectaria Walker, 1861. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum 23:800. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/122745#page/326/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae, pg 458, # 3969 as form of T. amataria.
  3. Prout, 1938. In: Seitz, A. (Ed.). Macro. Lep. World, 12:153, pl. 16f. 
  4. Cui, L., Xue, D. and Jiang, N., 2019. A review of Timandra Duponchel, 1829 from China, with description of seven new species (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). ZooKeys, 829, p.43. Fig. 7.
  5. jpmoth.org http://www.jpmoth.org/Geometridae/Sterrhinae/Timandra_convectaria.html [accessed 22 October 2016]
  6. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=535148 [accessed 22 October 2016]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Timandra convectaria Walker, 1861 – . 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/timandra-convectaria, accessed 2024/04/19.