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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Nudariina > Barsine

Barsine linga Moore, 1859

Indian and global distribution:
NW. Himalaya, Kangra, Sikkim (Hampson, 1900).
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
List of Barsine Walker, 1854 known from India.
Barsine ampullalis Kaleka, 2018, India (Sikkim).
Barsine arunachalensis Kaleka, 2018, India (Arunachal Pradesh).
Barsine atypicobarsine N. Singh, Kirti & Joshi, 2016, India (Arunachal Pradesh).
Barsine cacharensis N. Singh, Kirti & Kaleka, 2016, India (Assam, Throughout India).
Barsine cornutodefecta N. Singh, Kirti & Kaleka, 2016, India (Assam).
Barsine defecta defecta Walker, 1854, India (Manipur, West Bengal, North & NE India).
Barsine delicia Swinhoe, 1891, India (Meghalaya, Assam, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh).
Barsine devikulensis N. Singh & Kirti, 2016, India (Kerala).
Barsine flammealis Moore, 1878, India (Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, West Bengal, Meghalaya).
Barsine flavicollis (Moore, 1878), India (NE India, North of West Bengal, Assam).
Barsine germana (Rothschild, 1913), India (Uttarakhand, Meghalaya, Assam, Arunachal
Barsine gratiosa (Guérin-Méneville, 1843), India (NW Himalayas, Sikkim, Assam, Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris), Arunachal Pradesh, Andamans, West Bengal, Meghalaya).
Barsine jagbiri N. Singh, 2019, India (Bihar).
Barsine kirata Volynkin & N. Singh, 2020, India (North eastern India (Sikkim, Darjeeling, Assam)).
Barsine linga linga Moore, 1859, India (West Bengal, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram).
Barsine linga spilosomoides (Moore, 1878), India (Western Himalaya, NW India).
Barsine mactans Butler, 1877, India (NE India).
Barsine perpallida (Hampson, 1900), India (NE India, Sikkim, North of West Bengal).
Barsine pretiosa Moore, 1879, India (NW Himalaya (Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh), NE India (Sikkim, North of West Bengal, Meghalaya), Assam).
Barsine pseudoorientalis N. Singh & Kirti, 2016, India (Arunachal Pradesh).
Barsine roseata roseata (Walker 1864), India (Sikkim, West Bengal, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh).
Barsine rufumdefecta N. Singh & Kirti, 2016, India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra).
  1. Hampson. 1900. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British museum : 493, pl. 32, f. 21 as Miltochrista linga.
  2. Moore, F. 1889. A catalogue of the lepidopterous insects in the museum of the Hon. East-India company 2 : 301, TL: Darjeeling. 
  3. Volynkin, A.V. and Cerny, K., 2017. On the taxonomy of the genus Barsine Walker, 1854 (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae). Far Eastern Entomologist, (346), pp.17-32.

Added Barsine linga spilosomoides as Western Himalayan subspecies based on Volynkin & Cerny, 2017 on 3 March 2021. Volynkin & Cerny, (2017) state that Barsine linga spilosomoides differs from Barsine linga linga (Figs 17, 18) by strongly reduced black pattern elements, we have records from Western Himalaya which have quite strong black elements; hence this needs to be investigated. 

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2022. Barsine linga Moore, 1859. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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