Zurobata rorata Walker, [1866] -

Taxonomic Information

Zurobata Walker, 1866 species known from the Indian subcontinent:
Zurobata intractata (Walker, 1864). India: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh. 
Zurobata fissifascia Hampson, 1896. Sri Lanka.
Zurobata reticulata (Moore, 1882). India.
Zurobata rorata Walker, 1866. Indian Subregion, Andamans.
Zurobata vacillans (Walker, 1864). Sri Lanka; India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Similar species: 

Zurobata intractata (Walker, 1864). Zurobata rorata has the FW discal spot completely white as compared to black in intractata. The HW post-medial & submarginal rows of white spots are more regularly & compactly placed in intractata.
Capnodes intractata Walker, 1864; J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 7: 188; TL: Borneo, Sarawak. Text at https://archive.org/details/journalofproceed07linn/page/188/mode/1up?view=theater

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
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
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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  1. Zurobata rorata Walker, 1866. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 34: 1276; TL: Borneo, Sarawak. Text at https://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso3334brit#page/1276/mode/1up
  2. Xanthoptera constellata Snellen, 1880; Tijdschr. Ent. 23 (2): 62; TL: Java. Text at https://archive.org/details/tijdschriftvoore23187980nede/page/62/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Mesleta multiguttata Moore, [1885]. Lepid. Ceylon 3 (2): 210, pl. 174, f. 8; TL: Sri Lanka. Text at https://archive.org/stream/lepidopteraofcey03moor#page/210/mode/1up. Plate at https://archive.org/details/lepidopteraofcey03moor/page/n662/mode/1up?view=theater
  4. 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. Pg 80 & Pl. 9/36.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Zurobata rorata Walker, [1866] – . 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/zurobata-rorata, accessed 2024/06/21.