Lygniodes spp. Guenée, 1852 -

Taxonomic Information

Lygniodes Guenée, 1852 species known from India. 
Lygniodes ciliata Moore, 1867. India: Bengal (TL).
Lygniodes endoleucus (Guérin-Méneville, [1844]). NE Himalaya; Myanamar.
Lygniodes hypoleuca Guenée, 1852. Bangladesh (Sylhet: TL); India: Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh; Nagaland, Manipur; Nepal. 
Lygniodes vampyurs (Fabricius, 1794). S. India; Sri Lanka.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh362
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala11
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya2
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total1142162

Note: This genus displays sexual dimorphism. Females of hypoleuca and endoleucus are difficult to separate. Underside of wings support identification in both sexes.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Lygniodes spp. Guenée, 1852 – . 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/lygniodes-spp, accessed 2024/07/21.