Mangina argus (Kollar, [1844]) - Crotalaria Podborer

Taxonomic Information

List of Mangina Kaleka & Kirti, 2001 known from India.
Mangina argus (Kollar, [1844]), India (Throughout India).
Mangina syringa (Cramer, 1775), India (Throughout India).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Mangina syringaCramer, 1775 - "Differs from argus in the head, thorax and fore wing being pale pinkish brown; the spots larger and more prominent, those on the fore wing being placed on clouded fuscous bands." (Hampson, 1894).

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh11
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1141
Kerala11
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1122
Manipur
Meghalaya11
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1224122
West Bengal1
Total423621954

Mangina argus (Kollar, [1844]) – Crotalaria Podborer: Crotalaria assamica, Crotalaria juncea, Crotalaria pallida (Fabaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. Kollar. 1844. Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek 4 : 467, pl. 21, f. 3 as Euprepia argus
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs, pg.51 #1273 as Argina argus

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Mangina argus (Kollar, [1844]) – Crotalaria Podborer. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.50. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/mangina-argus, accessed 2023/05/29.