Platyja umbrina (Doubleday, 1842) -

Taxonomic Information

Platyja Hübner, [1823] species known from India.
Platyja ciacula Swinhoe, 1893. India: NE Himalaya. 
Platyja minutipuncta Swinhoe, 1901. India: NE Himalaya. 
Platyja umminia (Cramer, [1780]). Indo-Australian tropics.
Platyja umbrina (Doubleday, 1842). India: NE Himalaya. 
Platyja exviola Hampson, 1891. S. India (TL: Nilgiris). 
Platyja torsilinea (Guenée, 1852). India: NE Himalaya.  Andaman Is. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae pg. 541 #2610 as Iontha umbrina
  2. 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, Plate 10 ,fig 1,2.
  3. Holloway, J. D. 2005. The Moths of Borneo. Part 15/16. Noctuidae, Catocalini. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/miscellaneous_i/miscellaneousi_4_5.php [accessed 13 January 2015]
  4. jpmoth.org. Digital Moths of Asia. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/02_EREBIDAE/15_EREBINAE/054_Platyja/Platyja%20umbrina/Platyja%20umbrina.htm [accessed 13 January 2015]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Platyja umbrina (Doubleday, 1842) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/platyja-umbrina, accessed 2024/05/24.