Astygisa hollowayi Stüning & Walia, 2009 -

Taxonomic Information

Five species of Astygisa Warren, 1894 are known from India. 
Astygisa vexillaria Guenée, ([1858])
Astygisa albopunctata (Swinhoe, 1891)
Astygisa orbapicalis (Herbulot, 1993)
Astygisa hollowayi Stüning & Walia, 2009.
Astygisa indiana Orhant, 2014

Peninsular India records of Astygisa hollowayi Stüning & Walia, 2009 need verification. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. OD: Stüning, D. & V.K. Walia, 2009: The genus Astygisa Walker, 1864 in India, with description of a new species from Western Himalaya (Lepidoptera: Geometridae, Ennominae). Tinea 21(1): 9–22. 

Note: Records from Chhatisgarh by Gulshan Kumar extend the range of this species into peninsular India. Species identity affirmed by Stüning (pers. comm. Sanjay Sondhi on 26 July 2021), though genitalia dissection is suggested for validating species identity. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Astygisa hollowayi Stüning & Walia, 2009 – . 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/astygisa-hollowayi, accessed 2024/02/22.