Hemonia orbiferana Walker, 1863 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Hemonia Walker, 1863 known from India.
Hemonia orbiferana Walker, 1863, India (Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Andamans, Mizoram, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu).
Hemonia rotundata (Snellen, 1879), India (Mizoram, Assam); Sri Lanka.

Hemonia orbiferana male has ciliate antennae. Hemonia rotundata male has bipectinnate antennae.

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 Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka11
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total1111
  1. OD: Heminia [sic] orbiferana Walker, 1863, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 28: 426.
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 91, #1383, Fig. 52.
  3. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2015. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 1 Pg 179.
  4. Shubhalaxmi, V. 2018. Birdwing Field Guide to Indian Moths. Pg. 131, Plate 36/3.
  5. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-7/apomorphic%20genera/apomorphicgenera_13_1.php
  6. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/02_EREBIDAE/02_ARCTIINAE/04_Lithosiinae/69_Hemonia/Hemonia%20orbiferana/Hemonia%20orbiferana.htm

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hemonia orbiferana Walker, 1863 – . 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/hemonia-orbiferana, accessed 2024/06/20.