Agathia lycaenaria (Kollar, 1848) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Agathia Guenée, [1858] known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019). 
Agathia angustilimes Prout, 1926. India: Pusa, Bihar. 
Agathia arcuata Moore, 1868. India: Bengal. 
Agathia beata Butler, 1880. India: Sikkim, Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Agathia carissima prasina Swinhoe, 1893. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Agathia codina Swinhoe, 1892. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Agathia conviridaria (Hübner, 1823). 
Agathia diversiformis Warren, 1894. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Agathia gaudens Prout, 1932. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Agathia gemma Swinhoe, 1892. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Agathia gigantea Butler, 1880. India: Indian Himalaya. 
Agathia hemithearia Guenée, 1857. India: Central India. 
Agathia hilarata Guenée, [1858]. India: Central India. 
Agathia incudaria antitheta Prout, 1932. India: Sikkim, 1300-2000ft. 
Agathia lactala Herbulot, 1977. India: Andaman. 
Agathia laetata (Fabricius, 1794). India: Andaman Island, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya. 
Agathia laetata andamanensis Prout, 1932.  
Agathia laetata isogyna Prout, 1916. 
Agathia laqueifera Prout, 1912. India: Upper Assam, Digboi. 
Agathia lycaenaria (Kollar, 1844). India: Himalayas, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.  
Agathia lycaenaria impar Prout, 1916. India: South India, Belgaum, Karnataka, Travancore, Kerala. 
Agathia magnifica Moore, 1879. Sri Lanka; India: Indian Himalaya. 
Agathia microlaetata Goyal, Kirti & Saxena, 2018. India: Jog falls, Karnataka. 
Agathia quinaria Moore, 1868. India: Bengal. 
Agathia solaria Swinhoe, 1905. India: NE Himalaya. 
Agathia visenda Butler, 1880. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Agathia visenda gaudens Prout, 1932.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam2
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
Odisha1
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal33
Total14421

Agathia lycaenaria (Kollar, 1848) Carissa spinarum, Holarrhena pubescens, Marsdenia sp., Nerium oleander, Tabernaemontana divaricata, Tabernaemontana alternifolia, Trachelospermum sp. (Apocynaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 485, # 4044. 
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 59/4. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 97/6. 
  4. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Image 61.

 

Page citation

Arnab Kumar Samanta 2024. Agathia lycaenaria (Kollar, 1848) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/agathia-lycaenaria, accessed 2024/03/01.