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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Noctuidae > Hadeninae > Athetis

Athetis delecta (Moore, 1881)

Indian and global distribution:
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Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
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Similiar species:
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]). Indian subregion. 
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.
References:
  1. OD: Caradrina delecta Moore, 1881. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London pg. 349, Pl. 38/15. TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. Text at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofgen81zool/page/349/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofgen81zool/page/n484/mode/1up?view=theater 
  2. Athetis delecta; Hampson, 1909, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 8: 313. Text at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid08brituoft/page/313/mode/1up?view=theater 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 16/12. 
  4. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 143.24. 
  5. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls. Pl. 43/33-34.
  6. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/1062482-Athetis-delecta 

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Anonymous. 2022. Athetis delecta (Moore, 1881). 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/358252/Athetis-delecta
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