Xenotrachea albidisca (Moore, 1867) -

Taxonomic Information

Xenotrachea Sugi, 1958 species known from India and Nepal. 
Xenotrachea albidisca (Moore, 1867). India: West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal. 
Xenotrachea atra Hreblay & Ronkay, 1998. Nepal. 
Xenotrachea aurantiaca (Hampson, 1894). India: Sikkim; Nepal. 
Xenotrachea auroviridis (Moore, 1867). India: West Bengal; Nepal. 
Xenotrachea chrysochlora (Hampson, 1908).  India: Himachal Pradesh, Punjab; Nepal. 
Xenotrachea disseminata (Hreblay & Plante, 1995). Nepal. 
Xenotrachea irrorata Yoshimoto, 1992. Nepal. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Xenotrachea albidisca -


Similar species:
Xenotrachea chrysochlora MON Part 1, Pl. 15/26. 
Numerous other Xenotrachea species but none with as extensive white on disc.
 

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
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total1111
  1. OD: Hadena albidisca Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond.,pg.59, pl. 6/17. Text at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofzoo1867zool/page/59/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofzoo1867zool/page/n1132/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Dianthaecia nivescens Butler, 1889. Ill. typical Specimens Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus., 7: 58.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 15/25. 
  4. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Bangkok, Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand. 625 pp., 55 pls.Pl. 46/11-12. 
  5. 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. 145.24. 
  6. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-12/amphipyrinae/amphipyrinae_7_1.php

Note: Extent of white on disc varies; mentioned in MOB as well. The plates in MOT, Vol. 3, Part 2 show more white than the plate in MON. [Sondhi, S.]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Xenotrachea albidisca (Moore, 1867) – . 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/Xenotrachea-albidisca, accessed 2024/04/14.