MOI website produced by:

Indian Foundation for Butterflies

MOI by the numbers:

No. of species pages: 2,523
No. of lifecycle pages: 179
No. of images: 28,010
No. of website visits: site visit count
No. of unique visitors:Unique visitors
Since 2015

Also see the latest images

Advance search

Lepidoptera > Thyridoidea > Thyrididae > Siculodinae > Siculodini > Calindoea

Calindoea argentalis (Walker, [1866])

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Calindoea Walker, 1863 species known from India. 
Calindoea argentalis Walker, [1866]. NE Himalaya. 
Calindoea atripunctalis Walker, [1866]. India: Assam; Sri Lanka; Myanmar. 
Calindoea anticalis Walker, [1866]. India: Bengal, Andaman Is.; Myanmar. 
Calindoea comparalis (Warren, 1908). India: TL: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Calindoea polygraphalis Walker,  [1866]. India: Andaman & Nicobar Is.; Sri Lanka. 
Calindoea trifascialis Moore, 1877. TL: S. Andamans. Maybe a synonym of Calindoea anticalis Walker, [1866]. 
Calindoea tetraonalis Moore, 1877. TL: S. Andamans. Maybe a synonym of Calindoea anticalis Walker, [1866]. 
Uncertain status
Calindoea mollicellalis Swinhoe.  
Calindoea fasciata (Moore). 
  1. OD: Pyralis argentalis Walker 1866. List specimens. Lepi. Insects Colln. British Museum. 34: 1522. 
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. #773b, Pg. 480 as Rhodoneura argentalis.    
  3. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (insecta : lepidoptera) of Hong Kong. Plate no 9/18. 
  5. Robinson, G.S., K.R.Tuck, M. Shaffer & K. Cook. 1994. The Smaller Moths of South-East Asia. Malaysian Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur. 308 pp., 51 figs., 32 pls. Pl. 23/5, no 417.



Lepidoptera > Thyridoidea > Thyrididae > Siculodinae > Siculodini > Calindoea

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2022. Calindoea argentalis (Walker, [1866]). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
Share on facebook email page Share by email