Setora postornata (Hampson, 1900) -

Taxonomic Information

Setora Walker, 1855 species known from India.
Setora postornata (Hampson, 1900). NE India; Nepal; Bhutan. 
Setora fletcheri Holloway, 1987. Bhutan; Myanmar; Bangladesh; India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Setora postornata -


Setora baibarana is a similar species. 

Solovyev, A.V. & T.J. Witt, 2009: The Limacodidae of Vietnam. Entomofauna Supplement 16: 33-229 states that the species (S. postornata) is similar to S. baibarana (MATSUMURA, 1931) but distinguished by isoscales-triangular silky brown spot in tornal area of forewings.   

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh3
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
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total31
  1. OD: Thosea postornata Hampson, 1900. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 13: 231. TL: Sikkim.
  2. Solovyev, A.V. & T.J. Witt, 2009: The Limacodidae of Vietnam. Entomofauna Supplement 16: 33-229. Pg 161, Pl. 14/13. 
  3. Irungbam, J.S., M.S. Chib & A.V. Solovyev. 2017. Moths of the family Limacodidae Duponchel, 1845 (Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea) from Bhutan with six new generic and 12 new species records. Journal of Threatened Taxa 9(2): 9795–9813; http://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2443.9.2.9795-9813. Image 5.
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/TaxBrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=260920 [accessed 02 February 2018]

 

   

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Setora postornata (Hampson, 1900) – . 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/setora-postornata, accessed 2024/03/03.