Meganola nitida (Hampson, 1894) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Meganola Dyar, 1898 species known from the Indian subcontinent:
Meganola argentescens (Hampson, 1895) (Pisara). India (Sikkim); Nepal.
Meganola ascripta (Hampson, 1894) (Selca). India (Nagaland, N.E. Himalaya, Kerala, Assam, Meghalaya); Nepal.
Meganola brunellus (Hampson, 1893)( Rhynchopalpus). India (Nagaland, Sikkim, Assam); Sri Lanka.
Meganola cuneifera (Walker, 1862) (Melia). India (Sikkim, N.E. Himalaya); Nepal.
Meganola flexuosa (Poujade, 1886) (Nola). India (Sikkim); Nepal.
Meganola major major (Hampson, 1891) (Nola). India (Nilgiris); Sri Lanka; Nepal; Myanmar.
Meganola major phaea (Hampson, 1900) (Nola). India (Himachal Pradesh, N.W. Himalaya).
Meganola margalla László, Ronkay and Ronkay, 2014. India (Uttar Pradesh); Nepal.
Meganola mediofusca László, Ronkay & Witt, 2007. Nepal. 
Meganola nitida (Hampson, 1894)( Selca). India (West Bengal, Manipur, N.W. Himalaya, Sikkim, Nagaland, West Bengal)
Meganola ruficostata (Hampson, 1896) (Selca). India (Sikkim, India); Nepal; Bhutan.
Meganola scripta (Moore, 1888) (Roeselia). India (Himalaya, Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh); Nepal; Pakistan.
Meganola scriptoides Holloway, 2003. India (Arunachal Pradesh).
Meganola strigivena Hampson, 1894 (Selca). India (Sikkim); Nepal.
Meganola suffusata (Wileman & West, 1929) (Nola). India (Arunachal Pradesh); Myanmar.
Meganola tarka László, Ronkay and Witt, 2010. India (Assam).
Meganola tomkovichi László, Ronkay and Ronkay, 2014. India (Odisha); Sri Lanka.
Meganola triangulalis (Leech, 1888[1889]) (Nola). India (Sikkim, Mizoram, N.E. Himalaya).
Meganola tenebrosa (Hampson, 1896) (Nola). India; Bhutan; Nepal.
Meganola zirkalmashka László, Ronkay and Ronkay, 2014. India (Sikkim); East Nepal.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh2
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1122
West Bengal
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Meganola nitida (Hampson, 1894): Ilex spp. (Aquifoliaceae), Lyonia ovalifolia (Ericaceae), Quercus leucotrichophora (Fagaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).
  1. OD: Selca nitida Hampson, 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2: 147; TL: Manipur, Máo. Text at https://archive.org/details/moths02hamp/page/147/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Roeselia nitida; Hampson, 1900, Cat. Lep. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2: 58, pl. 19, f. 27. Text at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid2brituoft/page/58/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid13brit/page/n100/mode/2up?view=theater
  3. Rhynchopalpus nitida Hampson; Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1998. Moths of Nepal. Part 5. TINEA. Vol. 15 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pg. 94, Pl. 140/29. 
  4. László, G.M., Ronkay, G. & Witt, T.J. 2007. New species of the Meganola nitida (Hampson, 1894) species group (Lepidoptera: Nolidae). Entomofauna, 28 (14), 157–172. Fig. 1-4 for nitida
  5. László, G. 2016. A taxonomic and zoogeographical survey of the Meganola Dyar, 1898 generic complex (Lepidoptera, Nolidae, Nolinae) based on the Palaearctic and Oriental species PhD Thesis : 1-125, pl. 1-6. Fig. 14 for Meganola nitida
  6. Joshi, R., Singh, N. and Laszlo, G.M., 2019. An updated Checklist of subfamily Nolinae (Lepidoptera, Nolidae) from India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 119(3), pp.263-281.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Meganola nitida (Hampson, 1894) – . 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/meganola-nitida, accessed 2024/03/05.