Hamodes propitia (Guérin-Méneville, [1831]) -

Taxonomic Information

Hamodes Guenée, 1852 species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Hamodes lutea (Walker, [1863]). India: NE Himalaya. 
Hamodes pendleburyi Prout, 1932. India: NE Himalaya. 
Hamodes propitia (Guérin-Méneville, [1831]). India: Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Goa, Maharshtra, Tamil Nadu. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

The female is similiar to Hamodes pendleburyi, more details under that species.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1512
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand21
West Bengal
Total11311613

Hamodes propitia (Guérin-Méneville, [1831]): Dalbergia latifolia, Dalbergia sissoo (Fabaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. Noctua propitia Guérin-Méneville, [1831]; Voyage Coquille, 2 (2): 285. 
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae, pg 547, # 2620 as H. aurantiaca.
  3. Holloway, J. D. 2005. The Moths of Borneo. Part 15/16. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/miscellaneous_iii/miscellaneousiii_3_1.php [accessed 13 Nov 2015]
  4. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae, pl 11. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hamodes propitia (Guérin-Méneville, [1831]) – . 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/hamodes-propitia, accessed 2024/02/22.