Ammatho umbrosa (Hampson, 1896) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Ammatho Walker, 1855 species known from India.
Ammatho cuneonotatus Walker, 1854. India: Sikkim, Nagaland, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Assam, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala; Sri Lanka.
Ammatho cuneorotatus N. Singh & Kirti, 2016. India: Assam.
Ammatho umbrosa (Hampson, 1896). India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills), Arunachal Pradesh. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Similar species
Barsura melanoleuca (Hampson, 1894) 
Miltochristra melanoleuca Hampson, 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2: 120; TL: Sikkim. 
Miltochristra melanoleuca Hampson; Cat. Lep. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2. Plate at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid13brit/page/n144/mode/2up?view=theater

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
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
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11
  1. Miltochrista umbrosa Hampson, 1896. Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4: 501; TL: Khasis. Text at https://archive.org/details/moths04hamp/page/501/mode/1up?view=theater 
  2. Asura umbrosa; Hampson, 1900. Cat. Lep. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2: 452, pl. 30, f. 15. Text at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid2brituoft/page/452/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid13brit/page/n144/mode/2up?view=theater
  3. Huang, S.Y., Volynkin, A.V., Miao, Z.P., Tan, S.Y., Wang, M. and Fan, X.L., 2021. Molecular phylogeny and classification of Nudariina (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) with emphasis on the genera Barsine Walker, Ammatho Walker and Ovipennis Hampson. Systematic Entomology, 46(4), pp.1045-1059. For placement in Ammatho

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ammatho umbrosa (Hampson, 1896) – . 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/Ammatho-umbrosa, accessed 2024/02/24.