Zitha torridalis (Lederer, 1863) -

Subspecies in India

 

Taxonomic Information

Zitha Walker, 1866 species known from India:
Zitha allidibasalis (Hampson, 1896). India: Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu.
Zitha castanealis (Hampson, 1896). Bhutan.
Zitha imperatrix Warren, 1896. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Zitha moorei (Rose & Pajni, 1978). India: Chandigarh.
Zitha phaeaptera (Hampson, 1903). Sri Lanka.
Zitha psamathopis (Meyrick, 1894). Myanmar.
Zitha rosealis (Hampson, 1896). Bhutan; India: Margharita, Assam.
Zitha rufifascialis (Hampson, 1896). India: Assam, Nagas, Nagaland.
Zitha tactilis (Swinhoe, 1890). Myanmar, Nilgiri S. Slopes, 3000ft. Tamil Nadu.
Zitha torridalis (Lederer, 1863). Sri Lanka; Myanmar; Bhutan; India.
Zitha tripartita (Hampson, 1917). India: Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Zitha vibicalis (Lederer, 1863). Sri Lanka; India: Kulu, Himachal Pradesh, Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Conservation and Special status

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala111
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra11
Manipur1
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total11111251
  1. OD: Asopia torridalis Lederer, 1863. Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift 7, Pg. 342. 
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg. 159, # 4553, Fig. 91 as Tamraca torridalis.
  3. Sondhi, Y. & S. Sondhi. 2016. A partial checklist of moths (Lepidoptera) of Dehradun, Mussoorie and Devalsari in Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(5): 8756–8776; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2814.8.5.8756-8776. Image 204. 
  4. Irungbam, J.S., M.S. Chib & K. Wangdi, 2016. Taxonomic review of the superfamily Pyraloidea in Bhutan (Lepidoptera). Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 9 (3): 355-382G. Fig. 14C. 
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/338550-Zitha-torridalis

 


 

Other Notes

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Zitha torridalis (Lederer, 1863) – . 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/zitha-torridalis, accessed 2024/04/19.