Bradina diagonalis Guenée, 1854 -

Taxonomic Information

Bradina Lederer, 1863 species known from the Indian subcontinent (Nuss et al 2022). 
Bradina admixtalis (Walker, [1859]) (Botys). India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills), throughout India; Sri Lanka.
Bradina adhaesalis (Walker, [1859]). (Botys). India: S. India, Uttarakhand, West Bengal; Sri Lanka. 
Bradina diagonalis (Guenee, 1854) (Stegothyris). Indian subcontinent. 
Bradina melanoperas Hampson, 1896. Myanmar. 
Bradina pionealis Snellen, 1890. India: Sikkim (TL). 
Bradina plagalis (Moore, 1867) (Botys). India: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling). 
Bradina planalis (Swinhoe, 1894) (Pleonectusa). India: Meghalaya (TL: Cherrapunji). 
Bradina subpurpurescens (Warren, 1896) (Pleonectusa). India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills).
Bradina translinealis Hampson, 1896. NW Himalayas (TL).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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Assam1
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Jammu and Kashmir
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Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand114
West Bengal1
Total3615213
  1. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae, pg 223 , # 4705 as Stegothyris diagonalis.
  2. Sondhi, Y. & S. Sondhi. 2016. A partial checklist of moths (Lepidoptera) of Dehradun, Mussoorie and Devalsari in Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(5): 8756–8776; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2814.8.5.8756-8776
  3. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website).  http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=273184 [accessd 01 Sep 2016]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Bradina diagonalis Guenée, 1854 – . 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/bradina-diagonalis, accessed 2024/03/01.