Mecodina albodentata (Swinhoe, 1895) -

Taxonomic Information

Mecodina Guenée, 1852 species known from the Indian subregion. 
Mecodina aequilinea Hampson, 1926. India: Assam. 
Mecodina agrestis (Swinhoe, 1890) (Bertula). Myanmar.
Mecodina albodentata (Swinhoe, 1895) (Oglasa). India: NE Himalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Karnataka, Kerala; Nepal. 
Mecodina analis (Swinhoe, 1890) (Bertula). Myanmar.
Mecodina bisignata (Walker, 1865) (Boethantha). Indian subregion. 
Mecodina ceruleosparsa Hampson, 1907. India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasis). 
Mecodina cineracea (Butler, 1879) (Psimada), NE Himalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, West Bengal.
Mecodina cyanodonta Hampson, 1902. India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasis). 
Mecodina diastriga Hampson, 1926. India: Arunachal Pradesh, Maharashtra.
Mecodina lanceola Guenée, 1852. NE Himalaya.
Mecodina metagrapta Hampson, 1926. India.
Mecodina odontophora (Swinhoe, 1895) (Seneratia). India: Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya.
Mecodina placida (Moore, 1882) (Bertula). India: West Bengal
Mecodina subcostalis (Walker, 1865) (Ophiusa). Nepal. 
Mecodina praecipua (Walker, 1865) (Thermesia). Indian subregion, Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala; Sri Lanka (TL). 
Mecodina umbrosa (Hampson, 1893) (Araeognatha). Sri Lanka. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh22
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka2
Kerala11
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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  1. OD: Oglasa albodentata Swinhoe, 1895. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 15 (85): 13; TL: Cherra Punji. Text at https://archive.org/stream/annalsmagazineof6151895lond#page/13/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. 5, # 2713. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 90/15. 
  4. 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. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 261 pp. + 45 pls. Pl. 14/18-19
  5. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572.Image 502.
  6. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/496571-Mecodina-albodentata 
  7. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/miscellaneous_v/miscellaneousv_8_3.php

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Mecodina albodentata (Swinhoe, 1895) – . 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/mecodina-albodentata, accessed 2024/04/16.