Lassaba albidaria (Walker, 1866) -

Taxonomic Information

    List of Lassaba Moore, 1888 known from India. 
    Lassaba albidaria albidaria (Walker, 1866). N. India; Nepal. 
    Lassaba cervina (Warren, 1893). India. 
    Lassaba contaminata contaminata Moore, 1888. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal, Chumbi Valley, Sikkim.
    Lassaba interruptaria (Moore, 1868). India: Bengal (TL), Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand; Nepal. 
    Lassaba parvalbidaria nepalensis Sato, 1993. Nepal: Godavari. India: Sikkim, Darjeeling, West Bengal.

    Photo Gallery and Species Biology

    Similar species: Lassaba parvalbidaria (Inoue, 1978). Known from Nepal and Taiwan. Best separated by genitalia. 

    Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 37/20. 
    OD: Medasina parvalbidaria Bull. Fac. domestic Sci., Otsuma Women’s Univ. 14: 247. TL: Formosa.

    StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
    Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    Andhra Pradesh
    Arunachal Pradesh1141
    Assam
    Bihar
    Chandigarh
    Chhattisgarh
    Dadra & Nagar Haveli
    Daman & Diu
    Delhi
    Goa
    Gujarat
    Haryana
    Himachal Pradesh121
    Jammu and Kashmir
    Jharkhand
    Karnataka
    Kerala
    Lakshadweep
    Madhya Pradesh
    Maharashtra
    Manipur
    Meghalaya1
    Mizoram
    Nagaland
    Odisha
    Paschimbanga1
    Pondicherry
    Punjab
    Rajasthan
    Sikkim
    Tamil Nadu
    Tripura
    Uttar Pradesh
    Uttarakhand1222
    West Bengal1
    Total1354611
    1. OD: Boarmia albidaria Walker, 1866. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 35: 1582. Text at https://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso35brit#page/1582/mode/1up
    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. 289, # 3485 as Medasina albidaria.  
    3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 37/18-19
    4. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/124600-Lassaba-albidaria
    5. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=323643  [accessed 03 June 2019]

     

    Page citation

    Anonymous 2024. Lassaba albidaria (Walker, 1866) – . 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/lassaba-albidaria, accessed 2024/04/21.