Asota plaginota (Butler, 1875) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Asota Hübner, [1819] species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Asota canaraica Moore, 1878. India.
Asota caricae Fabricius, 1775. Sri Lanka; India.
Asota clara Butler, 1875. Myanmar.
Asota egens (Walker, 1854). Nepal; Myanmar; India: Naga Hills, Nagaland, Sikkim, Khasia Hills, Mehgalaya.
Asota ficus Fabricius, 1775. Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India.
Asota heliconia (Linnaeus, 1758). India.
Asota paphos (Fabricius, 1787). India: NE Himalaya.
Asota plaginota Butler, 1875. Nepal; Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India: NE India, Sikkim.
Asota producta (Butler, 1875). Sri Lanka; India.
Asota sericea Moore, 1878. India.
Asota tortuosa Moore, 1872. Nepal; Myanmar; India: Sikkim.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh111
Assam111
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh2
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya6
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura12
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1361
West Bengal11
Total212137232
  1. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. Moths 1. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg 502, # 1148 as Hypsa alciphron form plaginota
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. Pl 17 fg.4
  3. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae. Plate 34.
  4. Zwier, J. Aganainae (Snouted tigers). Website accessed August 2015.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Asota plaginota (Butler, 1875) – . 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/asota-plaginota, accessed 2024/02/22.