Luxiaria spp. Walker, 1860 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Luxiaria Walker, 1860 known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Luxiaria acutaria (Snellen, 1877). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling).
Luxiaria amasa (Butler, 1878). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling).
Luxiaria despicata Prout, 1929. India: Meghalaya (Cherrapunji).
Luxiaria contigaria (Walker, 1861). India: North India.
Luxiaria despicata Prout, 1929. India: Meghalaya (Cherrapunji).
Luxiaria emphatica Prout, 1925. India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills, Cherrapunji), Tamil Nadu (KMTR) (Iyer et al 2021).
Luxiaria hypaphanes Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris, Kerala, Maharashtra. 
Luxiaria mitorrhaphes Prout, 1925. India: Nagaland (Naga Hills), Arunachal Pradesh..
Luxiaria phyllosaria (Walker, 1860). India: Khasis, Meghalaya.
Luxiaria submonstrata (Walker, 1861).
Luxiaria subrasata (Walker, 1861). India: North India.
Luxiaria tephrosaria (Moore, 1868). India: Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh.
Luxiaria turpisaria Walker, 1861.

Luxiaria obliquata Moore, 1888 and Luxiaria postvittata Walker, 1861 are now placed in Calletaera Warren, 1895.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh15
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra3547
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal11
Total35211748
Luxiaria spp. : Melastoma malabathricum (Melastomataceae), Eucalyptus spp. (Myrtaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Luxiaria spp. Walker, 1860 – . 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/luxiaria-spp, accessed 2024/03/03.