Ataboruza divisa (Walker, 1862) -

Taxonomic Information

Ataboruza Holloway, 2009 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 

Ataboruza discisigna (Warren, 1913). Sri Lanka. 

Ataboruza divisa (Walker, 1862). Indo-Australian tropics. 

Ataboruza lauta (Butler, 1878). Indian subregion. 

Ataboruza stragulata (Pagenstecher, 1900). Indo-Australian tropics.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Ataboruza lauta (Butler, 1878) is reliably separated from A. divisa by examining genitalia. 
This species was previously considered a synonym of A. divisa, but designated a separate species by Holloway, Moths of Borneo, Part 13. Vide MOB  "the forewing postmedial in divisa is irregular, and the ground colour is a dark brown. The wings of lauta are a "medium pinkish brown" and that the p-m fascia is "regular with a duller brown distal component". 
http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=541126 [accessed 05 September 2020] for A. lauta.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi1
Goa1
Gujarat11
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra13
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal11
Total11112321
  1. Selenis divisa Walker, 1862. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 1107; TL: Hindostan. Text at https://archive.org/stream/transactionsofen31186264roya#page/n148/mode/1up
  2. Selenis semilux Walker, 1865. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 33: 1069; TL: Ceylon. Text at https://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso3334brit#page/1069/mode/1up
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 43/37 as Oruza divisa.
  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. Part 2, Pl. 9/39.
  5. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=541126 [accessed 05 September 2020]
  6. https://www.africanmoths.com/pages/EREBIDAE/BOLETOBIINAE/Oruza%20divisa.html
  7. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/acon/divisa.html
  8. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/204675-Ataboruza-divisa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Ataboruza divisa (Walker, 1862) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.50. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/ataboruza-divisa, accessed 2023/06/04.