Stigmatophora inanis Seitz, 1913 -

Taxonomic Information

Stigmatophora Staudinger, 1881 species known from India and Myanmar:
Stigmatophora disticha (Meyrick, 1894). Myanmar. 
Stigmatophora inanis Seitz, 1913. Himalayas. 
Stigmatophora roseivena (Hampson, 1894). India: Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh. 
Stigmatophora strigivenata (Hampson, 1894). India: Arunachal Pradesh; Myanmar.
Stigmatophora palmata (Moore, 1878). India: Arunachal Pradesh. 
Stigmatophora zolotuhini Dubatolov & Bucsek, 2016. India: Assam, Meghalaya. 

Stigmatophora hainanensis Fang, 1991 
Stigmatophora chekiangensis Daniel, 1951 
are similar extralimital species. Wu, S. and Kishida, Y., 2018

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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  1. OD: Stigmatophora inanis Seitz, 1913. Macro. Lep. World. Vol. 10. pg. 120. As a form of S. palmata
  2.  Stigmatophora palliduspalmata Singh, Kirti and Joshi, 2016. In Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2016. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 2, pp 1-214. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. Pg. 112. Synomized with Stigmatophora inanis
  3. Wu, S. and Kishida, Y., 2018. Elucidating the taxonomic problems of Stigmatophora karenkonis (Matsumura, 1930), comb. nov. and Miltochrista karenkensis Matsumura, 1930, stat. rev. Taiwan (Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini). Tinea, 24(2), pp.130-135.
  4. Volynkin, A.V., Huang, S.Y. and Dubatolov, V.V., 2021. A review of the Stigmatophora palmata (Moore, 1878) species-group (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae) with description of a new species from China. Zootaxa, 4999(3), pp.243-257.
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/54194 

Note: Stigmatophora palliduspalmata Singh, Kirti and Joshi, 2016 synomized with Stigmatophora inanis Seitz, 1913 in Volynkin et al. (2021). Taxon updated to Stigmatophora inanis Seitz, 1913 on 7 March 2022 on MOI (SS).

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Stigmatophora inanis Seitz, 1913 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.50. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/stigmatophora-inanis, accessed 2023/06/05.