Xenortholitha propinguata (Kollar, [1848]) -

Taxonomic Information

Similiar species:

Xenortholitha Inoue, 1944 species known from India and Nepal. 

Xenortholitha falcata Yazaki, 1993 

Xenortholitha propinguata (Kollar, [1848])

Xenortholitha latifusata (Walker, 1862) 
 

Xenortholitha falcata Yazaki, 1993 

MON Part 2, pg. 110, pl. 59/33. 

Chandra et al. 2019. Pl. 100.22. 

Xenortholitha latifusata (Walker, 1862) 
FBI, Moths of India, Hampson, Vol 3, pg. 370, #3693 as Larentia latifusata. 

Ortholitha latifusata Seitz Vol 4 pg 165;
Chandra et al. 2019. Pl. 100.23 

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Xenortholitha propinguata -


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  1. OD: Cidaria propinguata Kollar, [1848]. Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek 4: 488. (TL: Mussoorie, Uttarakhand). Text (in German) at https://archive.org/details/kaschmirunddasr04hg/page/488/mode/2up
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg 357 #3656 as Cidaria niphonica
  3. Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1937. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Suppl 4. Pg. 78 & Pl. 7 k. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/56149025#page/29/mode/1up. As Ortholitha niphonica
  4. Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1939. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol. 12, pg. 263. Plate at Supple. Vol. 4, pl 7k. States that niphonica in Seitz Vol 4 is actually propinguata.
  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 6/21. 
  6. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pg. 109. Xenortholitha propinguata epigrypa in MON Part 1, Pl. 6/21 is revised to Xenortholitha sp. 
  7. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 100. 24
  8. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/954605-Xenortholitha-propinguata
  9. https://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=545177
  10. https://lepiforum.org/wiki/page/Xenortholitha_Propinguata 
  11. http://www.jpmoth.org/Geometridae/Larentiinae/Xenortholitha_propinguata_niphonica.html
Note: Numerous subspecies listed. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Xenortholitha propinguata (Kollar, [1848]) – . 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/xenortholitha-propinguata, accessed 2024/02/29.