Westermannia argentea Hampson, 1891 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Westermannia Hübner, [1821] species known from India:
Westermannia argentea Hampson, 1891. India (Nilgiris, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andamans); Sri Lanka.
Westermannia elliptica Bryk, 1913. India (Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh); Nepal.
Westermannia superba Hübner, 1823. India (Mizoram, Maharashtra, West & South India, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andaman & Nicobar Isl.); Sri Lanka; Nepal.
Westermannia triangularis Moore, 1877. India (Sikkim, Assam, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andaman & Nicobar Isl.); Nepal.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Westermannia argentea -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total11131

Westermannia argentea Hampson, 1891: Terminalia bellirica (Combretaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae, pg 359, # 2178
  2. Holloway, J. D. 1983. The Moths of Borneo. Part 4. Notodontidae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-18/westermanniinae/westermanniinae_4_3.php [accessed 7 December 2016]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Westermannia argentea Hampson, 1891 – . 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/westermannia-argentea, accessed 2024/02/29.