Berta acte (Swinhoe, 1892) -

Taxonomic Information

Berta Walker, [1863] species known from India. 
Berta acte (Swinhoe, 1892). India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills), Arunachal Pradesh. 
Berta albiplaga Warren, 1893. India: Nagaland (Naga Hills).
Berta angustimedia Prout, 1918. India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills), Arunachal Pradesh. 
Berta annulifera (Warren, 1896). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills), Arunachal Pradesh. 
Berta anteplaga Prout, 1916. India: Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram.
Berta apopemta Prout, 1935. India: Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh. 
Berta chrysolineata Walker, 1863. India (Kanara), Arunachal Pradesh. 
Berta copiosa Prout, 1917. India: Assam, Naga Hills. 

Extent of the white patch on FW is variable in Berta acte, as per Seitz, and absent in OD. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andhra Pradesh
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Bihar
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Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
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Kerala
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Manipur
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  1. Thalera acte Swinhoe, 1892. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 25: 6. Pl. 1:13. TL: Khasi Hills. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14679393#page/43/mode/1up
  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. 517, # 4141
  3. Seitz, A. (Ed).  The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol. 12, pl. 12i. 
  4. https://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=590639  
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Berta acte (Swinhoe, 1892) – . 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/berta-acte, accessed 2024/03/02.