Westermannia triangularis Moore, 1877 -

Taxonomic Information

Westermannia Hübner, [1821] species known from India. 
Westermannia argentea Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andamans; Sri Lanka.
Westermannia elliptica Bryk, 1913. India: Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal.
Westermannia superba Hübner, 1823. India: Mizoram, Maharashtra, West & South India, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andaman & Nicobar Isl.; Sri Lanka; Nepal.
Westermannia triangularis Moore, 1877. India: Sikkim, Assam, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andaman & Nicobar Is.; Nepal.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total111
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  2. Hampson, G. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae, pg 359, # 2179
  3. Holloway, J. D. 2003. The Moths of Borneo. Part 18. Nolidae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-18/westermanniinae/westermanniinae_4_4.php [accessed 25 October 2016]
  4. Inoue, h.; Sugi, S.; Kuroko, H.; Moriuti, S.; Kawabe, A.; Owada, M. 1982. Moths of Japan pl 195.
  5. Moore, F. 1877. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1877 (3) : 605.
  6. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=282026 [accessed 25 October 2016]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Westermannia triangularis Moore, 1877 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/westermannia-triangularis, accessed 2024/06/23.