Berta chrysolineata Walker, 1863 -

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. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh111
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala11
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total211212

Berta chrysolineata Walker, 1863: Ricinus communis (Euphorbiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD:Berta chrysolineata Walker, 1863. List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln. Br. Mus.,26: 1621.
  2. Hampson, G. F.1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae, pg 517, # 4140 as Thalera chrysolineata
  3. Berta chrysolineata Roger Kendrick Phd plates, pl. 18.
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.).  Moths of Nepal. Pl. 97:3. 
  5. Kirti, J. S., K. Chandra, A. Saxena & N. Singh. 2019. Geometrid Moths of India. 296 pp. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. Pg. 166. Plate titled Berta apopemta is actually B. chrysolineata on pg. 166. 
  6. Holloway, J. D. 1998. The Moths of Borneo. Part 9. Geometridae: Oenochrominae, Desmobathrinae, Geometrinae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-9/geometrini/geometrini_47_3.php [accessed 9 Oct 2015]
  7. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=103124 [accessed 9 Oct 2015]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Berta chrysolineata Walker, 1863 – . 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-chrysolineata, accessed 2024/02/23.