Maliattha signifera (Walker, [1858]) -

Taxonomic Information

Maliattha Walker, 1863 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Maliattha amorpha (Butler, 1886). 
Maliattha arefacta (Butler, 1879). India: West Bengal; Nepal. 
Maliattha baetica (Swinhoe, 1890). Myanmar.
Maliattha bilineata (Hampson, 1898). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).
Maliattha chionozona (Hampson, 1910). India: Karnataka (Belgaum).
Maliattha erecta (Moore, 1881). Nilgiris.
Maliattha euryzona (Hampson, 1910). India: Karnataka (Belgaum).
Maliattha fervens (Hampson, 1906). India: S. India. 
Maliattha fuliginosa Warren, 1913. India: Maharashtra (Bombay [Mumbai]).
Maliattha fuscimima Warren, 1913. India: Rajasthan.
Maliattha guttifera Warren, 1913. India: Meghalaya.
Maliattha lacteata Warren, 1913. India: Punjab, Uttarakhand.
Maliattha latifasciata (Hampson, 1898). India: Maharashtra (Bombay [Mumbai]).
Maliattha lativitta (Moore, 1881). India: Nilgiris.
Maliattha marginalis (Walker, 1863). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).
Maliattha orbifera Ronkay & Sohn, 2004. Nepal
Maliattha picata (Butler, 1889). India: Himachal Pradesh (Dharamsala).
Maliattha plumbata (Butler, 1889). India: Himachal Pradesh (Dharamsala).
Maliattha quadripartita (Walker, 1865). India: N India; Nepal. 
Maliattha ruptifascia (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris.
Maliattha vialis (Moore, 1882). India.A species complex. 
Maliattha tegulata (Butler, 1889). India: Himachal Pradesh (Dharamsala).
Maliattha umbrina (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris.
Maliattha signifera (Walker, [1858]). India.
Maliattha separata Walker, 1863. India.
Maliattha plumbitincta Hampson, 1902. Tibet, Nepal.  

Maliattha renalis Moore, 1882. Treated as synonym of Maliattha separata
Maliattha basalis Moore, 1882. Treated as synonym of Maliattha arefacta

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
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Bihar
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Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi11
Goa
Gujarat112
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka11
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra11
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand32911
West Bengal
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Maliattha signifera (Walker, [1858]): Oryza sativa (Poaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Acontia signifera Walker, [1858]. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 12: 796; TL: N.India.
  2. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Pl. 36/25-26.
  3. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/199514-Maliattha-signifera
  4. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/acon/signifera.html. [accessed 15 August 2019]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Maliattha signifera (Walker, [1858]) – . 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/maliattha-signifera, accessed 2024/06/23.