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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Cisthenina > Aemene

Aemene spp.

At least eighteen species of Aemene Walker, 1864 are known from India. These species are best separated by comparing internal and external morphology of specimens. 
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Andhra Pradesh
Assam
Chhattisgarh
Delhi
Karnataka
Kerala
Maharashtra
Nagaland
Sikkim
Tripura
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Aemene Walker, 1854 species known from India (Volynkin et al. 2017; Singh et. al. 2021).
 
Aemene albisparsa Hampson, 1898. NE India. 

Aemene amnaea Swinhoe, 1894. NE India. 
Aemene flavescens Hampson, 1898. NE India. Listed as Halone flavescens (Hampson, 1898) (Funet).
Aemene fulvocincta Hampson, 1900. S. India. 
Aemene maculifascia Moore, 1878. NE India. 
Aemene guttulosana (Walker, 1863). India, Sri Lanka. 
Aemene mesozonata Hampson, 1898. NE India, Thailand, Malay Peninsula. 

Aemene minima (Hampson, 1900). West Bengal. 
Aemene nilgirica Hampson, 1891. S India; Sri Lanka.  
Aemene nocturna (Hampson, 1900). NE India. 
Aemene quinquefascia Hampson, 1891. S. India. 
Aemene sagittifera Moore, 1888. TL: Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh. 
Aemene seriata Hampson, 1900. NE India, Thailand.

Aemene sordida Butler, 1877. TL: Coimbatore, Punjab (India); Sri Lanka. 
Aemene spotoptera Singh & Kirti, 2016. TL: Karnataka
Aemene subcinerea Moore, 1878. TL: Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. 

Aemene tau Heylaerts, 1891. S. India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Java. 
Aemene taprobanis Walker, 1854. India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, W and SW China. 
Aemene tenebrosa Moore, 1878. TL: Mumbai, Maharashtra. 
References:
  1. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2016. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 2, pp 1-214. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. 
  2. Volynkin, A.V., Černý, K. and Ivanova, M.S., 2017. Description of a new Aemene Walker, 1854 from North Thailand and Myanmar, with a checklist of the genus (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Zootaxa, 4306(3), pp. 444-450.
  3. Singh, N. ,Joshi, R.,Kirti, J. S.,Bisht, S. S., & H. S. Param. 2021. A catalogue of Indian Arctiinae (Erebidae, Lepidoptera). Zootaxa 5058 (1): 001–118. 

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2022. Aemene spp. . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/358164/Aemene-spp.
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