Oeonistis altica (Linnaeus, 1768) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Oeonistis Hübner, [1819] 1816 species known from India (Singh et al. 2021).  
Oeonistis altica (Linnaeus, 1768). India (NE India, Madhya Pradesh). 
Oeonistis vithurensis Singh & Kirti, 2014. India (Kerala, Maharashtra). 
Oeonistis entella (Cramer, 1779). India (Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Arunachal Pradesh, Throughout India).

Moths of Borneo (Holloway, 2001) says "True entella (syns. convoluta Fabricius, entelliola Hübner) appears to be restricted to S. India and Sri Lanka."

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Oeonistis altica -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
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
Nagaland21
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total122
  1. OD: Phalaena (Noctua) altica Linnaeus, 1768. Amoenitates Acad. 7: 502
  2. Holloway, J. D. 2001. The Moths of Borneo. Part 7. Arctiidae: Lithosiinae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-7/plesiomorphic%20genera/plesiomorphic_6_1.php for O. altica,
  3. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-7/plesiomorphic%20genera/plesiomorphic_6.php generic description [accessed 20 Feb 2016]
  4. inaturalist.org. iNaturalist.org web application at http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/193689 [accessed 20 Feb 2016]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Oeonistis altica (Linnaeus, 1768) – . 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/oeonistis-altica, accessed 2024/04/16.