Lobogonodes porphyriata (Moore, 1888) -

Taxonomic Information

Similiar species:

Lobogonodes multistriata

Separated from L. multistriata by presence of brown discocellular spot, outlined by white (versus black-centered discocellular spot in multistriata). L. multistriata has three triangular-shaped spots at dorsum below tornus on forewing, while porphyriata has three curved bands.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Lobogonodes porphyriata -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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  1. Eustroma porphyriata Moore, 1888. Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (3): 276. TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. Text at https://archive.org/details/descriptionsofne00hewi/page/276/mode/1up?view=theater
  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. 360, # 3663 as Cidaria porphyriata
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 99/12 Microlygris porphyriata
  4. Wu, S. and Chang, W.C., 2018. Revising the generic characters of Lobogonodes Bastelberger, 1909, with description of a new species from Taiwan (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Larentiinae). Zootaxa, 4433(3), pp.434-444.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Lobogonodes porphyriata (Moore, 1888) – . 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/lobogonodes-porphyriata, accessed 2024/03/03.