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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Noctuidae > Hadeninae > Athetis

Athetis transversa (Walker, 1858)

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Athetis Hübner, [1821] species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Athetis albanalis (Warren, 1912). Sri Lanka
Athetis atripuncta (Hampson, 1910). India, Sri Lanka.
Athetis atriluna (Warren, 1913). Meghalaya.
Athetis bicornis (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris.
Athetis bipuncta (Snellen, [1886])
Athetis bisignata (Hampson, 1906). Chennai, Tamil Nadu. 
Athetis bremusa (Swinhoe, 1885). Pune, Maharashtra. 
Athetis castaneipars (Moore, 1882). Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Athetis cineracea Warren, 1914. Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Athetis cervina (Moore, 1881). Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Athetis cognata (Moore, 1882). Sikkim.
Athetis delecta (Moore, 1881). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal, Meghalaya, Uttarakhand; Nepal.
Athetis divisa (Moore, 1882). Darjeeling, Simla.
Athetis farinacea (Moore, 1888). Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. 
Athetis immixta Warren, 1914. Sikkim. 
Athetis interstincta (Moore, 1882). Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Athetis dissimilis (Hampson, 1909). Sikkim.
Athetis externa (Walker, 1865). Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Athetis fasciata (Moore, 1867). Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Athetis linealis Yoshimoto, 1994. Nepal.
Athetis lineosa (Moore, 1881). India: India: Punjab (TL), Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal. 
Athetis mus (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris. 
Athetis obtusa (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris.
Athetis ochreipuncta (Hampson, 1894). Sikkim.
Athetis placida (Moore, 1884). Sri Lanka.
Athetis praetexta (Swinhoe, 1905). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Athetis sincera (Swinhoe, 1889). Simla, Himachal Pradesh.
Athetis renalis (Moore, [1884]). Sri Lanka.
Athetis rectilinea (Hampson, 1910). Punjab.
Athetis rufistigma Warren, 1914. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Athetis stellata (Moore, 1882). Assam.
Athetis suffusa Yoshimoto, 1994. Nepal.
Athetis stygia Hampson, 1909. Punjab.
Athetis terminata (Hampson, 1898). NE Himialaya.  
Athetis thoracica (Moore, [1884]). India.
Athetis transversa (Walker, 1858). India: Maharshtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand. 
Athetis variana (Swinhoe, 1886). Madhya Pradesh.
  1. Elydna transversa Walker, 1858. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 15: 1713; TL: Hindostan. Text at
  2. Cosmia transversa Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg 321, # 2057.  
  3. Elydna transversa Hampson, 1910, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9: 176, f. 60. Text at

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Anonymous. 2022. Athetis transversa (Walker, 1858). 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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