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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Lithosiina > Thysanoptyx

Thysanoptyx sordida (Butler, 1881)

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Thysanoptyx tetragona, oblong black area on forewing more rectangular, less rounded in the corner towards the apex, the female lacks black spot at FW base.

List of Thysanoptyx Hampson, 1894 known from India.
Thysanoptyx manganensis Singh & Joshi, 2017. India (Sikkim).
Thysanoptyx pseudotetragona Joshi, Singh & Kirti, 2015. India (Kerala).
Thysanoptyx sordida (Butler, 1881). India (West Bengal, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh).
Thysanoptyx tetragona (Walker, 1854). India (Sikkim, North India, West Bengal, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Kerala, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura).
  1. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Thysanoptyx tetragona, pg 75, # 1329.
  2. Volynkin, A.V. and Dubatolov, V.V., 2017. On the taxonomy of the genus Thysanoptyx Hampson, 1894, with description of two new species from Indochina (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Zootaxa, 4277(1), pp.111-121.
  3. Singh, N. , Joshi. R., J. S. Kirti & A. V. Volynkin. 2017. A new species of Thysanoptyx Hampson,1894 from India (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae). Zootaxa 4319 (2): 375–378.
  4. Digital Moths of Asia. [accessed 25 Aug 2015]

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Anonymous. 2022. Thysanoptyx sordida (Butler, 1881). 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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