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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Arctiini > Spilosomina > Rajendra

Rajendra biguttata (Walker, 1855)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andhra Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Rajendra perrotteti (Syn: Alphaea nigricans, FBI, Moths 2: pg. 23, # 1221). Ref: Gurule and Nikam, 2013 for images of both species.

List of Rajendra Moore, 1879 known from India.
Rajendra biguttata (Walker, 1855). India (Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, West Bengal, Sikkim, Bihar, Jharkhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh).
Rajendra cingulata (Rothschild, 1910). India (Tamil Nadu).
Rajendra perrottetii [Guerin–Meneville, (1844)]. India (Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Western Slopes, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Bihar).
  1. OD: Aloa biguttata Walker, 1855. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 3: 707; TL: Canara. Text at
  2. Aloa nigricans Moore, 1872. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1872 (2): 572; TL: Deccan. Text at
  3. Rajendra lativitta Moore, 1879. Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (1): 43; TL: Bihar, Parisnath Hill. Text at
  4. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs, #1220, pg. 23 as Alphaea biguttata
  5. Estigmene nigricans; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3: 349, pl. 47, f. 17. Text at
  6. Dubatolov, V.V., Haynes, P. & Kishida, Y., 2007. Review of the genus Rajendra Moore, with systematic notes on the genus Nannoarctia Kôda (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae). Tinea 20 (1): 67-76, Tokyo.
  7. Singh, Singh & Joshi, 2014. Rec. Zool. Survey India. Occ. Pap 367: 16

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Anonymous. 2022. Rajendra biguttata (Walker, 1855). 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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