Arctornis comma (Hutton, 1865) -

Taxonomic Information

Arctornis Germar, 1810 species known from India. 
Arctornis marginata (Moore, [1883]). S. India; Sri Lanka. 
Arctornis comma (Hutton, 1865). India: Uttarakhand (TL: Dehradun); Nepal. 
Arctornis cygna (Moore, 1879). India: West Bengal, Meghalaya. 
Arctornis diaphana (Moore, 1879). India: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling).
Arctornis divisa (Walker, 1855). Bangladesh (TL: Sylhet). 
Arctornis lactea (Moore, 1879). India: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling).
Arctornis I-nigrum (Müller, 1764). Himalaya.
Arctornis opalina (Collenette, 1951). Myanmar. 
Arctornis pellucida (Swinhoe, 1903). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Arctornis rutila (Fabricius, 1781). India?
Arctornis sericea (Moore, 1877). India: Andaman Is. (TL: Port Blair). 
Arctornis silhetica (Walker, 1865). Bangladesh (TL: Sylhet).
Arctornis submarginata (Walker, 1855). India: West Bengal; Bangladesh (TL: Sylhet).
Arctornis subvitrea (Walker, 1865). India.
Arctornis xuthocraspeda Collenette, 1938. India: Assam (TL). 
 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka21
Kerala11
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand222
West Bengal
Total4261
  1. Ocinara comma Hutton, 1865. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 2: 330; TL: Dehradun. Text at https://archive.org/details/transactionsofen32186466roya/page/330/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg. 487, # 1110, Fig. 424. Reported as Leucoma comma
  3. Leucoma connua[sic]. Swinhoe, 1922. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (9) 10 (58): 463. Text at https://archive.org/details/ser9annalsmagazi10londuoft/page/463/mode/1up?view=theater
  4. Leucoma comma; Collenette, 1934. Novit. Zool. 39: 138. Text at https://archive.org/details/novitateszoologi39lond/page/138/mode/1up?view=theater
  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 106/9. 
  6. Shubhalaxmi, V. 2018. Birdwing Field Guide to Indian Moths. Pg. 175, Pl 58/1. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Arctornis comma (Hutton, 1865) – . 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://moths.ncbs.res.in/arctornis-comma, accessed 2024/06/24.