Heterostegane urbica (Swinhoe, 1885) -

Taxonomic Information

Heterostegane Hampson, 1893 known species from India.

Heterostegane aurantiaca Warren, 1894. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Heterostegane bilineata (Butler, 1883). Assirghur, Madhya Pradesh.

Heterostegane lala (Swinhoe, 1892). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Heterostegane maculifascia (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris. 

Heterostegane rectifascia (Hampson, 1893). Sri Lanka, Nagaland.

Heterostegane subfasciata Warren, 1899. NE Himalaya.

Heterostegane subtessellata (Walker, 1863). India; Nepal; Myanmar.  

Heterostegane tritocampsis (Prout, 1934). Khasi Hills. India; Sri Lanka. 

Heterostegane urbica (Swinhoe, 1886). India; Sri Lanka; Myanmar.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
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Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
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Goa
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Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
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Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand116
West Bengal1
Total121611

Heterostegane urbica (Swinhoe, 1885) - Acacia pennata (Fabaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Asthena urbica Swinhoe, 1885. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 1885: 859.
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 166, # 3137 as Stegana urbica. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 69/14.
  4. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (insecta : lepidoptera) of Hong Kong. Pl. 22/34.
  5. 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. Image 46. 
  6. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-11/Cassymini/cassymini_7_6.php.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Heterostegane urbica (Swinhoe, 1885) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/heterostegane-urbica, accessed 2024/04/23.